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Assistant Professor, Infectious Disease Immunologist
State University of New York at Binghamton

Date Posted Aug. 21, 2023
Title Assistant Professor, Infectious Disease Immunologist
University State University of New York at Binghamton
Binghamton, NY, United States
Department Biological Sciences
Application Deadline Open Until Filled
Position Start Date September 2024
  • Assistant Professor
  • Biology - Microbiology
    Biology - Cell Biology
    Biology - General
    Sciences - General
    Biomedical Sciences

Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character - shaped by outstanding academics, facilities and community life - promotes extraordinary student success.

Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities to engage and challenge its 18,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service.

The Department of Biological Sciences at the State University of New York at Binghamton is seeking to fill a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position for the 2024 academic year. The successful applicant for this position will be expected to develop a sustainable extramurally funded research program focusing on how immune responses affect interactions between a host and bacterial pathogens. Research topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the cellular basis of immunity, application of new vaccine technologies, how immunodeficiencies develop and affect disease susceptibility, effects of the microbiota on development of the immune system. It is desirable that the applicant would complement or enhance existing departmental research on "Infectious Disease" as well as the University's Transdisciplinary Areas of Excellence in Health Science Initiative.

The successful applicant will also be responsible for mentoring graduate and undergraduate students and will participate in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Immunology, and in areas related to their field of specialization.

The Department of Biological Sciences is committed to equity and inclusion and is actively working to increase diversity amongst its faculty. Members of groups historically underrepresented in ecology and those from non-traditional backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Additionally, evidence of a commitment to advancing equity and inclusion through research, teaching, or service will be valued. Binghamton University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Immunology, Cell Biology or a related field, and Postdoctoral experience.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, statements of research, teaching, and diversity, and the names of three references to Review of applications will begin on September 1st, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled.  Cover letters should be addressed to "The Search Committee."

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