Assistant/ Assoicate Professor-Institute of Global Health-(170000JE)
TheDivision of Malaria Research (DMR) within the University of Maryland School ofMedicine's Institute for Global Health (IGH) is recruiting for an Assistant or AssociateProfessor for malaria research in the area of immunology. Areas of focus caninclude but are not limited to infant and child immunity to malaria,HIV-malaria coinfection and interactions and the impact of the microbiome onimmunological development and responses. Applicants with interest andqualifications to do so may also contribute to molecular and genomic aspects ofDMR clinical research studies.
Thefaculty appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor or AssociateProfessor, tenure track both of whichwill be considered, commensurate with experience and based on guidelines for facultyappointment at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. The applicantwill be expected to obtain a primary academic appointment in the Department of Pediatrics.This is a full-time faculty position based at IGH in Baltimore.
The ideal applicant will have evidence of externalresearch support that can be transferred to the institution. Mentored grantswould be acceptable but independent funding is preferred. The successfulapplicant will be expected to establish and maintain a productive, externallyfunded research program within the Division of Malaria Research (DMR) and inclose collaboration with the Immunology Group within the Center for VaccineDevelopment (the Division and Center are within the Institute for Global Health). Thesuccessful applicant will be expected to participate in collaborative researchactivities with other members of the DMR and to participate in academic andservice activities based on standard policies at the University of MarylandSchool of Medicine. There will be opportunities for teaching and traininggraduate students, postdoctoral fellows and junior faculty.
For immediate consideration, pleasesend a cover letter and up-to-date CV, including names and contact informationof three references, by email to: Miriam Laufer, Institute for Global Health atthe University of Maryland School of Medicine, 685 W. Baltimore St., HSF I,Room 480, Baltimore, MD 21201 firstname.lastname@example.org. Please
reference position number 03-314-434when applying.
The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
MD/PhDor PhD degree and appropriate postdoctoral experience in immunology
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