| Position Summary: |
The Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health invites applications for a Research Assistant Professor, non-tenure stream, in the area of Immunology. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or M.D. degree or equivalent. The Department is searching for an individual with extensive expertise in adaptive cellular immunity to human viruses of current public health interest (such as HIV, HPV, or dengue virus), antigen presentation, antigen presenting cells such as B cells and dendritic cells, and immune checkpoint pathways (such as the PD-1/PDL-1 pathway) and checkpoint inhibition strategies. The selected individual will be required to plan, direct and execute complex immunologial experiments to test T cell mediated reactivity to viral epitopes, demonstrate practical, extensive knowledge of flow cytometry with a multi-laser, high-throughput instrument; apply the latest knowledge and techniques to identify immunological surrogates of protection to infectious diseases, and manage and supervise a diverse team of technical personnel as well as students.
Application Process: Applicants should submit by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) curriculum vitae, a statement up to three pages of research interests and future plans, and names and contact details of three references to: Chair, Research Assistant Professor Search Committee, Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, A419 Crabtree Hall, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 130 DeSoto Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261. Review of applications will commence upon receipt and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO /AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled