Open Rank Faculty Positions in Microbiology and Immunology at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine at Chapel Hill

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of North Carolina School of

Medicine invites applications for two tenure-track/tenured appointments at the rank of assistant,

associate, or full professor. This recruitment seeks creative scientists focusing on basic research

in bacteriology, immunology, or virology, including research that bridges these disciplines. While the

position is not restricted to any particular organism or disease, areas of research may include

microbial pathogenesis, basic immune mechanisms underlying health and disease, human

immunology, novel cellular or animal models of microbial and/or immune diseases, and single-cell

approaches to the study of pathogen biology or immunity. Ideal candidates will have postdoctoral

experience and accomplishments that support their potential to establish a vigorous, visible,

impactful, and extramurally funded research program. Applicants should hold a PhD or MD in the

biomedical sciences and/or related field of study. The position features outstanding research space,

a collaborative environment, and a competitive start-up package. Women and members of

underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications must be submitted electronically here:

Please include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research accomplishments and future

plans, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, a diversity and inclusion statement and the

names of four (or more) individuals who can provide professional references. Applications received

by November 1, 2021 are guaranteed full consideration.

Contact: Aravinda de Silva, PhD, Chair, Search Committee

c/o Ms. Natalie Nesbitt, “”

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All

qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender,

gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation,

or status as a protected veteran.

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