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
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An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.