The Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics at the University of California Irvine, School of Medicine invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor of Microbiology (tenure track/line series).
This position will be in the broad area of Microbiology. All areas of microbial science involving medically relevant bacterial, fungal and parasite pathogens are of interest, including (but not limited to) molecular mechanisms of pathogenesis, host-pathogen interactions, vector-pathogen interactions, microbiomes, antibiotic resistance, and innate immunity to microbes.
Ideal applicants will be creative and collaborative scientists who use state-of-the-art approaches to combine different elements of cell biology, genetics, bioinformatics, biochemistry, systems biology, and in vitro or in vivo models of infection. Applicants with innovative perspectives and research interests that embrace interdisciplinary approaches are highly encouraged to apply.
The successful applicant will be expected to (1) establish and maintain an extramural funded research program (2) execute teaching excellence aligned with graduate and medical student missions and (3) effectively participate in University and public service.
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