College of Veterinary Medicine- Open Rank Tenure-track Faculty position in Bacterial-Host Interacti

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Full-time, 100% (9-month basis) Tenure-track Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in

Bacterial-Host Interactions

The Department of Pathobiology ( at the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is expanding its programs in Infectious Disease, and is accepting applications for an open rank, full-time, 9-month, tenure-track faculty position with a major research appointment. This position is available beginning on or about August 16, 2018. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications and a competitive start-up package will be provided.

We are seeking an outstanding bacteriologist whose research focuses on bacterial-host interactions. Areas of interest include but are not limited to enteric disease, intestinal microbiome, or immunological response to enteric 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 bacterial, viral, fungal and parasitic pathogenesis, immunology, 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 (, Roy J. Carver Biotechnology Center (, Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology (, Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory ( and National Center for Supercomputing Applications (

For full consideration, please create your candidate profile at and upload application materials, including your cover letter, curriculum vitae, summary of research interests and plans, teaching statement, and the names and email contact information for at least three professional references by January 12, 2018. 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 protected] or (217) 300-8343. For additional information regarding the positions, contact Dr. Gee Lau at [email protected] or (217) 333-5077.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit To learn more about the University's commitment to diversity, please visit

College Name or Administrative Unit: College of Veterinary Medicine
Category: Faculty and Other Academic
Title: College of Veterinary Medicine- Open Rank Tenure-track Faculty position in Bacterial-Host Interactions (F1700172)
Open Date: 11/21/2017
Organization Name: Pathobiology





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Posted: 3/23/2018
Application Due: 5/22/2018
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