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Senior Faculty Position

The Center for Immunology & Microbial Disease at Albany Medical College invites applications for a tenure-track Associate/Full Professor position from individuals with demonstrated research productivity and interest in translational research. Applicants for this senior faculty position should have an MD, MD/PhD or PhD, and lead an internationally-recognized research program in immunology and/or host-pathogen interactions with particular emphasis on disease mechanisms in humans. Successful candidates will also demonstrate strong communication skills and an ability to excel in collaborative research endeavors. The position will have a critical role in the development of joint research programs between the Interdisciplinary Research Center in Immunology and Microbial Disease and the Departments of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. This position will also have broad responsibility for leading a program for training of doctoral and physician research scientists emphasizing host-pathogen interactions. Joint appointments in divisions of clinical interest are encouraged. The CIMD faculty comprises a highly collaborative research group that this year received $4.6M in NIH funding, ranking it within the top half of all Microbiology and Immunology programs in the country. The successful candidate will receive an attractive start-up package including the ability to recruit and lead a focused group to be located in our newly constructed 4500 sq ft dedicated laboratory space. This new facility has access to all departmental core services including the Center’s fully-staffed Immunology and ABSL-3/BSL-3 Cores. We also have a cooperative program with Translational Medicine that includes use of a new Clinical Research Unit capable of performing both investigator-initiated and industry-sponsored Phase 1/2 infectious disease clinical trials. Albany Medical College is located in a mid-sized city within the upstate New York Capital Region, and has easy access to Boston, New York City, and the Adirondack Mountains.

 

Applicants should send their curriculum vitae, a statement of research plans, and contact information for three references to:

 

Faculty Search Committee

Center for Immunology & Microbial Disease and

Infectious Diseases Program, Department of Internal Medicine

Albany Medical College

47 New Scotland Avenue, MC-151

Albany, NY 12208

 

For further information about the Center, visit

www.amc.edu/Research/IMD/

 

 

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


Postdoctoral Position

 

A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Kate MacNamara to study stress-induced hematopoiesis in murine models of infection and disease. Our research is aimed at clarifying the mechanisms leading to functional changes in hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells during infection. Experience in immunology, cell biology, microbiology, and/or stem cell biology required, and experience working with murine models of infection preferred.  Looking for a highly motivated, independent, and creative thinker who has strong communication and organization skills. Expertise in flow cytometry, immunofluoresence, microscopy, and imaging is an advantage. Albany Medical College has a close relationship with the New York State Department of Health’s Wadsworth Laboratories, providing a diverse environment rich in infectious disease expertise.  Albany is a mid-sized city within the upstate New York Capital Region, and has easy access to Boston, New York City, and the Adirondack and Berkshire Mountains.

Website: http://www.amc.edu/Research/IMD/imdresearcher.cfm?ID=419

Interested candidates please apply by providing: a cover letter (outlining your scientific interests), your curriculum vitae, and the complete contact information for three individuals who can be contacted for letters of reference.

Please send to:

Kate C. MacNamara, Ph.D.
Center for Immunology and Microbial Diseases   
Albany Medical College, MS-453
47 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY 12208
Phone: (518) 262-0921

Or email the documents to:
macnamk@mail.amc.edu