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Assistant/Associate Professor of Immunology

Application Window

Open date: November 24th, 2020

Last review date: Friday, Jan 15, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Wednesday, Jun 30, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

School of Medicine, University of California, Davis
The Center for Immunology and Infectious Diseases ( at the University of California, Davis seek applications for up to two full-time academic position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the Ladder Rank and In-Residence Professor series. These positions are sponsored by the School of Medicine ( The successful candidate must have a PhD and/or MD and postdoctoral experience showing a track record of publications in high-quality journals. Applicants must have (or plan to establish) a research program focused on immunology or the host response to infection. Candidates are expected to establish and maintain an extramurally funded research program and to actively participate in the academic and service missions of the Center and wider University. Candidates must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work in a collegial team atmosphere. Ample office and laboratory space is available (including BSL3 space), with state-of-the art facilities, instrumentation, and administrative support. Center research and teaching programs interdigitate with other campus-wide programs and resources in the Schools of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine. The appointment will be in an appropriate academic department within the School of Medicine and will receive 0.5 FTE salary support and start-up funds. The remainder of the salary support is expected to be recovered through the candidate’s extramurally supported research program. Review of applications will commence immediately until the position is filled.
Basic Qualifications:
PhD and/or MD degree.
Postdoctoral experience.
Record of publication in high-quality journals.
An active research program or plans for an active research program in Immunology or Host Responses to Infectious Diseases.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere.

Preferred Qualifications:
Established, or potential for, strong extramural funded research program.

To receive fullest consideration, applications must be received by January 15, 2021, position open until filled through June 30, 2021. Interested applicants should submit 1) a letter of intent outlining special interest in the position, overall related qualifications and experiences pertinent to the position, and career goals; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) representative significant publication; 4) statement of research; 5) statement of teaching; 6) statement of contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion (for guidance, see; 7) authorization to release information form; and 8) the names and addresses of 3 professional references. Application material must be submitted using the University's online submission program,

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