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Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

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Position Details

Title Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Specific Title
Appointment Type Tenure Track Faculty
Department IUSM - Microbiology & Immunology
Campus IU School of Medicine Terre Haute
Position Summary

The Indiana University School of Medicine-Terre Haute seeks candidates for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position in the department of Microbiology and Immunology. Responsibilities will include participation in the teaching of Microbiology in our integrated medical school curriculum. Establishing and conducting an independent externally funded research program will also be expected. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in teaching and research. The Indiana University School of Medicine prides itself on its commitment to the success of junior faculty and provides a robust mentoring environment for all faculty.

The successful candidate will have experience in any aspect of microbiology or a related field. Candidates working at any or all ranges of microbiology (molecular, cellular, and organismal) will be considered. Research areas of particular interest include cellular metabolism and inflammation, proteomics, and translational research. Applicants at the Associate Professor level are expected to have external funding and national recognition for creative research productivity and excellence.

Laboratory space and start-up funds are available. Indiana University School of Medicine-Terre Haute promotes a collaborative environment with access to core facilities.

Basic Qualifications

PhD in Microbiology or equivalent field with at least 2 years of postdoctoral experience.

Department Contact for Questions

Michael W. King, PhD

Additional Qualifications
Special Instructions
Priority Application Review Deadline
Expected Start Date
OAA # IUSM001612016

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this position?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Are you a dual career partner (your partner or spouse is already being recruited)?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
Optional Documents