Stanford University

Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

School of Medicine

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. The Department of Microbiology & Immunology comprises 15 primary and 24 secondary faculty with Ph.D. training, M.D. training, or both. The expertise of our laboratories ranges from innate and acquired immunity, stem cell biology and high-throughput analysis to the mechanisms and pathogenesis and symbiosis of viruses, bacteria and eukaryotic infectious agents.

Qualifications: We are seeking candidates who hold a doctoral degree with outstanding records of research achievement in the area of innate or acquired immunity, virology, bacteriology or parasitology or susceptibility genetics, with a potential emphasis on molecular mechanistic, quantitative genomic, systems biological, and theoretical approaches to address compelling biological questions related to pathogenesis and symbiosis.

The predominant criterion for appointment in the University Tenure Line is a major commitment to research and teaching. The successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to design and perform creative, cutting edge experiments, and expertise that both complements and extends that of the faculty currently in the department. Responsibilities will include teaching graduate, undergraduate or medical students.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University's research, teaching, and clinical missions.

To apply: please submit a curriculum vitae, a two-page statement of research objectives, a statement of teaching preferences, and three letters of reference to Applications will be accepted until November 1, 2019.

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Last updated: 2019-10-21