The School of Life Sciences (SOLS) and the Biodesign Institute Center for Immunotherapy, Vaccines and Virotherapy at Arizona State University (ASU) invite applications for up to two full time, tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor with an anticipated start date of August 2017. We are particularly interested in applicants with a research focus in the area of immunology as it relates to viral innate immunity and/or cancer. The successful candidate will join a dynamic faculty working to advance innovative research and excellence in teaching through its work in the diverse and growing undergraduate and graduate student population at ASU. We invite you to learn more about the School of Life Sciences, the Biodesign Institute and Arizona State University by visiting https://sols.asu.edu, https://biodesign.asu.edu and https://newamericanuniversity.asu.edu/, respectively.
Successful candidates will be expected to develop an innovative, extramurally-funded, independent research program, fulfill teaching requirements at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, including mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, and postdoctoral trainees, and have a commitment to outreach and service at levels within and outside the University community. Interaction and collaboration with faculty of SOLS and with other groups in the Biodesign Institute, the School of Molecular Sciences, and the recently announced Mayo Clinic and ASU Alliance for Health Care partnership is encouraged.
Minimum Qualifications: A doctoral degree or MD/PhD in microbiology, biology, biochemistry, cell biology, or a related field and two or more years of relevant postdoctoral experience, at the time of appointment; demonstrated research and teaching/mentoring excellence; training in immunology, virology or cancer biology; a demonstrated record of significant publications; and potential to develop a strong research program in immunology, as it relates to viral or neoplastic diseases.
Desired Qualifications: Strong interest and training in understanding the molecular basis of either cancer immunology or innate immunity using viral model systems; research areas that complement expertise of existing faculty and will expand our overall research and instructional capabilities; demonstrated success meeting the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities.
To apply, please submit the following materials in a single PDF document to [email protected]: (1) Cover letter that includes contact information (including email addresses) for three references who may be contacted a later stage of consideration, (2) a comprehensive curriculum vitae that includes a complete publication record, (3) three representative publications, (4) a statement of research vision and plans, (5) a statement of teaching philosophy/experience. All applications must be sent electronically.
Initial deadline for review of complete applications is December 18, 2016; if not filled, review will continue every week thereafter until the search is closed. A background check is required for employment.
Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. ASU’s full non-discrimination statement (ACD 401) is located on the ASU website at https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/…
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