Immunology of Infectious Diseases Assistant Professor

Open Until Filled: No

Job Summary: We seek to recruit an immunology of infectious diseases researcher to complement existing strengths in infectious disease research and vaccinology. We aim to hire an individual with a strong record of productivity as well as a commitment to the teaching mission of the department. The position includes a competitive salary, sufficient laboratory space and a generous start-up package. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a nationally recognized and competitive externally funded research programs, and contribute to teaching in the undergraduate curriculum. This position will be within the academic unit of the Department of Infectious Diseases, and the research unit Center for Vaccines and Immunology in the College of Veterinary Medicine. The University of Georgia is located in Athens, Georgia and is approximately one hour northeast of Atlanta. The campus is the nation's first chartered state-supported university and home of excellent academic programs, the Peabody Awards, and nationally recognized athletic teams. The area abounds in local art, music, literature, and theater, and offers many performances by national and international touring artists ( More information regarding the College of Veterinary Medicine is available at The College of Veterinary Medicine, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ( Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must hold a PhD, MD, DVM or equivalent degree in a biomedical or biological science and have two or more years of postdoctoral training.

Preferred Qualifications: Immunology teaching experience for at least one year.


Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor

Tenure Status: Tenure-Track

Employee Percentage: 100

Location od Vacancy: Athens Area

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