Associate or Full Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Faculty Positions in Microbiology and Immunology


The Department of Microbiology and Immunology, College of Medicine, at the University of Illinois, Chicago (UIC), is seeking outstanding candidates for tenure-track faculty positions at the Associate or Full Professor levels. Applicants should be creative and collaborative scientists pursuing fundamental and translational research in HIV or SIV.  Applicants should be conducting HIV or SIV research in areas including but not limited to immunology, microbiome, cell biology, imaging, bioinformatics and animal models. UIC offers an intellectually exciting, collegial and supportive environment with robust graduate, MSTP and post-doctoral programs and extensive opportunities for interdisciplinary and interdepartmental collaboration. Resources include outstanding core facilities for DNA/RNA sequencing and genomics, imaging, mass spectrometry, flow cytometry, structural analyses and automated drug screening. Facilities supporting BSL-3 and ABSL3 pathogen research are operational within the department and college. UIC is a public tier 1 research institution and a federally designated minority serving institution. UIC, the College of Medicine, and the department are committed to enriching faculty diversity through recruiting and development. The College of Medicine is part of the University of Illinois campus situated in Chicago, a uniquely cosmopolitan and global city. Additional information can be found at


Qualifications: Applicants should hold Ph.D., M.D/Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree, and at least 4 years of experience at the faculty level. Applicants are expected to have an established research program with extramural funding and a strong publication record, experience in training postdoctoral fellows, and should be committed to teaching graduate and medical students.


To apply, please visit and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a description of your research program (no more than 3 pages) and the names and contact information for three references. For fullest consideration, the application must be received by 3/15/2023. For questions related to the position or for any technical assistance, please contact Archana Kapatral ([email protected]).


The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity and is particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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