The Center for VaccineDevelopment (CVD) and the Division of Infectious Disease and TropicalPediatrics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine is recruiting foran Assistant/Associate Professor to join their rapidly expanding,multidisciplinary infectious disease and vaccine research program. The CVD is a well-funded research enterprise that encompasses the full range ofvaccinology, with highly successful programs in vaccine-preventable diseaseepidemiology, pathogenesis, and immunology, vaccine development, clinicaltrials, and population-based field studies. CVD resides within anewly-created Institute for Global Health, with fully equipped clinical,laboratory and in-patient and outpatient challenge facilities in Baltimore, MDas well as international field sites in Mali, Malawi, Myanmar, Chile andelsewhere. The Divisions of Infectious Disease and Tropical Pediatrics,Department of Pediatrics, and Geographic Medicine, Department of Medicine,reside within the CVD. The Division of Infectious Disease and TropicalPediatrics comprises eight full time clinical faculty and four full timeresearch faculty. The Division is responsible for the pediatricinfectious disease inpatient and outpatient consult service, pediatricantibiotic stewardship activities, and the pediatric infectious diseasefellowship program which is supported by a Vaccinology T32 Training Grant.
This opening providesthe exciting opportunity to join a collaborative and accomplished clinical andresearch team to design, execute and lead clinical trials of vaccines andtherapeutics at domestic and international sites, to investigate thepathogenesis of infectious and immunologic diseases, and to attend on thePediatric Infectious Disease Clinical Service. The integration ofclinical research scientists with epidemiologists, immunologists, and basicscientists provides a rich environment to expand or develop an independentresearch program in vaccinology. The faculty appointment will be atthe rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, non-tenure track, commensuratewith experience and based on guidelines for faculty appointment at theUniversity of Maryland School of Medicine. This is a full-time facultyposition, based in Baltimore.
For immediateconsideration, please send a cover letter and a recent CV, including names andcontact information of three references via email to: Karen Kotloff, M.D., c/oNichole Harvey-Gilliam, Department of Medicine, Institute for GlobalHealth/Center for Vaccine Development, University of Maryland, Baltimore, 685W. Baltimore St., Baltimore, MD 21201, firstname.lastname@example.org.Please reference position number 03-314-435when applying.