Faculty Position (all ranks): Host-Microbe Interactions

The Department of Microbial Infection and Immunity (https://medicine.osu.edu/mii/Pages/index.aspx) in The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center solicits applications for a tenure-track faculty member, at any rank, who is conducting research in host-microbe dynamics. Candidates should have an MD, MD/Ph.D., or Ph.D., postdoctoral experience, documented evidence of high-quality, impactful research, and a strong commitment to education and research at a major university. Preference will be given to individuals with research programs focused on the interface between bacteria (either individual or within communities) and the immune system.
Current strengths of the Department include innate and adaptive immunity, mucosal pathogens, biofilms, autoimmunity, intracellular parasitism, and vaccines. The Department has outstanding facilities and support, including a vibrant collaborative research community, an open laboratory environment that promotes interactions, and state-of-the-art core facilities. The Department is closely affiliated with the Infectious Disease Institute (https://idi.osu.edu/), the Center for Microbiome Sciences (https://coms.osu.edu/), and other OSU Institutes and Centers (https://oaa.osu.edu/centers-and-institutes).
The successful applicant will be expected to develop and maintain an extramurally funded research program and participate in graduate and medical student education. Candidates who are mid-level or senior will have an established research program with ongoing extramural funding, and an impactful publication record. Faculty will be provided with a competitive salary and start-up-package.
Application Instructions: Apply to the Careers at Ohio State website: https://osu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/OSUCareers/job/Open-Faculty-Search—Microbial-Infection-and-Immunity_R95609-1. Complete applications include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a brief description of research plans and statements on teaching, and a list of three potential references. Applications are requested by March 31st, 2024, but will be accepted until the positions are filled.
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