UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA CHAMPAIGN
COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
DEPARTMENT OF PATHOBIOLOGY
Two Faculty Positions in Immunobiology and Host-Pathogen Interactions
The Department of Pathobiology (http://vetmed.illinois.edu/path/) at the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is expanding its programs in Immunobiology and Infectious Disease, and is accepting applications for two open rank, full-time, 9-month, tenure-track faculty positions with a major research appointment. These positions are available beginning on or about August 18, 2017. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications and highly competitive start-up packages will be provided.
We seek outstanding biomedical scientists whose research focuses on immunobiology of host-pathogen interaction. Possible fields of expertise include host-microbial pathogen interactions and immunobiology of bacterial, fungal, parasitic, and viral infections. Successful applicants will demonstrate the ability or potential to establish and maintain well-funded extramural research programs, contribute to teaching at the graduate and professional levels, and collaborate with a vibrant community of basic and clinical scientists. Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. degree or professional degree(s) and postdoctoral experience in a relevant field.
The Department encompasses a unique multidisciplinary blend of expertise in viral, bacterial, fungal and parasitic pathogenesis, immunology, comparative pathology and epidemiology that facilitates integrated experimental approaches and enables vital discoveries in all aspects of disease emergence, mechanisms of host-pathogen interactions, and novel approaches to disease prevention.
The Department of Pathobiology at the College of Veterinary Medicine features modern research and animal care facilities. Specialized research services are available through the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology (http://beckman.illinois.edu/), Roy J. Carver Biotechnology Center (http://www.biotech.illinois.edu/), Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology (http://www.igb.illinois.edu/), Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory (http://mntl.illinois.edu/) and National Center for Supercomputing Applications (http://www.ncsa.illinois.edu/).
For full consideration, please create your candidate profile at http://go.illinois.edu/Immunobiology and upload application materials, including your cover letter, curriculum vitae, summary of research interests and plans, and the names and email contact information for at least three professional references by February 1, 2017. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. Applicants may be interviewed prior to the closing date; however, no hiring decisions will be made until after that date. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.
For further information regarding application procedures, please contact Karen Nichols at email@example.com or (217) 300-8343. For additional information regarding the positions, contact Dr. Gee Lau at firstname.lastname@example.org or (217) 333-5077.
Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or criminal conviction history. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).