Infectious Diseases Research Faculty-Physician Scientist
Mass General Hospital
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Type: Full Time
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: 01
The Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard and the Massachusetts General Hospital Division of Infectious Diseases (ID) seek an outstanding physician-scientist at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to conduct basic or translational research at the Ragon Institute while engaging in patient care at MGH in the ID Division. The Ragon Institute was established in 2009 as a joint institute comprised of faculty from MGH, MIT, and Harvard University with a focus on human immunology and host-pathogen interactions. The MGH Infectious Diseases Division provides comprehensive patient care facilities and conducts innovative, patient-inspired research focused on infectious diseases. The Ragon Institute and MGH ID Division are searching for a candidate who will have a joint appointment and combine an innovative, dynamic research program with excellence in patient care.
We aim to attract candidates with diverse backgrounds whose research aligns with the missions of the ID Division and the Ragon Institute. Particular areas of mutual interest include human immunology, systems immunology, virology, computational biology, and host-pathogen interactions. The successful applicant will establish an extramurally funded research program, collaborate with members of the Division and the Ragon Institute, and contribute to training and developing research fellows.
Candidates should have an MD or MD PhD (or equivalent), have a record of scholarly achievement and productive collaborations with other investigators and clinicians, and demonstrate excellence in patient care. The candidate’s appointment will be jointly in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the Massachusetts General Hospital and at the Ragon Institute with an academic appointment at Harvard Medical School. We seek candidates with a clear commitment to diversity and inclusion, multidisciplinary collaborative science, and education and mentorship of trainees.
The successful candidate will be provided with a generous start-up package in addition to laboratory and office space in a newly constructed Ragon Institute building in Kendall Square, and access to state-of-the-art facilities with extensive core resources including advanced flow cytometry, microscopy, BSL2/3 facilities, and a large clinical specimen repository. Salary, start-up, and lab space will be commensurate with experience, training, and achievements.
To apply, please send a three-page research statement, a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion statement, Curriculum Vitae, and names and contact information of three references to: RagonIDFacultySearch@mgh.harvard.edu. Subject line “Ragon/MGH ID Faculty Application Enclosed”. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2023. All applications received by that date will be given full consideration. Applications received after that date will be reviewed intermittently until the position is filled.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law. Women and under-represented in medicine applicants are particularly encouraged to apply.
Mass General has the largest hospital based research program in the U.S. Guided by the needs of our patients, Mass General delivers care grounded in leading edge research, advanced treatment offerings and the latest clinical trials.