We invite applications for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. The primary faculty appointment would be in the Department Dermatology. We are interested in candidates with experience, interest and demonstrated productivity in conducting studies on immune functions of epidermal Langerhans cells, specifically, mechanism tolerance induction. Candidates who hold a M.D./Ph.D., Ph.D, M.D. or D.V.M. degree and have at least three years of relevant postdoctoral experience will be considered. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent and innovative externally funded research program, and will have the opportunity to participate in the teaching mission of the university.
Essential Qualifications: Candidates must hold an M.D., Ph.D or D.V.M. degree and have at least 3 years relevant postdoctoral training experience.
Preferred Qualifications (selection criteria): 1) One or more first author publication in a high profile journal (Cell, Nature, Science, Nature Immunology, Nature Medicine, Immunity, J.Exp.Med, or similar journals) 2) Demonstrable ability to propose a research plan which would be competitive for national funding. 3) Research interests and strengths that will broaden the range of expertise within the University of Minnesota Center for Immunology.
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