UNIV - Associate Professor or Professor - Microbiology & Immunology

Charleston, SC
Jan 07, 2019
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
UNIV - Associate Professor or Professor - Microbiology & Immunology Job no: 502151
Entity: MUSC University
Department: COLLEGE OF MEDICINE - COM-Microbiology & Immunology
Sub Department: UNIV-2230778-Micro And Immuno - Administration
Work type: Full-Time
Employee Type: UNIV - Faculty
Location: Charleston, SC-Main Campus
Categories: Faculty
Pay scale: UNIV-Band 0: Commensurate with experience.

Job summary: The Department of Microbiology & Immunology in conjunction with the Hollings Cancer Center (HCC) of
the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) invites applications for a senior (Associate/Full
Professor level) tenure-track faculty positions. Candidates are being sought in the following
programs and specific areas of research: immunology (cancer, structural and translational);
immuno-genomics; inflammation and tolerance; microbiome.

HCC is a NCI designated cancer center with a strong commitment to fundamental and translational
research in the areas of gene/drug discovery, lipid signaling, cancer immunology, and cancer
prevention/control. HCC will provide state of the art laboratory spaces as well as cutting-edge
research core facilities including flow cytometry, a cellular therapy facility, gene
targeting/knockout and a translational research facility. Additionally, we will offer competitive
start-up funding. Physician scientists, or candidates with strong interests in human immunology and
translational research are encouraged to apply. Joint appointments with our clinical departments
are also possible for candidates with clinical interests.

The successful candidate should hold a MD, PhD, MD/PhD or equivalent with a proven track record of
scientific productivity and funding. Investigators will be expected to maintain a nationally
competitive research portfolio that fosters interdisciplinary collaborative research between the
HCC and the Department of Microbiology & Immunology

Charleston is a beautiful and historic Atlantic coastal town. This city offers the perfect mix of
history, Atlantic coast beaches, food, art and music festivals and award-winning golf courses.
Working at MUSC boasts the ideal combination of a rare opportunity to contribute to the growth of
an already top-ranked medical institution while simultaneously enjoying the unsurpassed
quality of life that this charming city has to offer.

Interested candidates should apply online and send their curriculum vitae, 2-3 page description of
current and future research interests, and names and contact information of three references to:
Zihai Li, MD/PhD, Charleston, SC
Prof & Chair, Dept Microbiol & Immunol Leader, Cancer Immunology Program
[email protected]

Payscale Salary Range: UNIV-Band 0: Commensurate with experience.

FLSA: Salaried

Opening date: 24 Jul 2017 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 24 Jul 2019 11:55 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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