Tenure Track Faculty Position - Inflammation, Immunity and Infection
Center for Inflammation, Immunity and Infection (CIII)
Georgia State University, Atlanta
The Center for Inflammation, Immunity and Infection (CIII) at Georgia State University (http://www.inflammation.gsu.edu) invites applications for one faculty position (rank open) in the areas of inflammation, immunity and infection. The specific areas of research interest include, but are not limited to, regulation of inflammation, innate immunity, animal models of inflammatory diseases including respiratory infections, COPD, RA and cancers, systems biology approach and molecular imaging research of inflammatory diseases, drug development and translational studies. Emphasis will be on recruiting established investigators with external funding. The planned faculty recruitment is part of an overall effort to establish the Center for Inflammation, Immunity and Infection at GSU, and along the strategic directions of Georgia Research Alliance and Georgia Cancer Coalition, two major organizations providing support to biomedical research in Georgia. The faculty appointment will be made to Department of Biology and the Center, and will be housed within the center. The Center is housed in the new Petit Science building with 350,000 square feet of space for interdisciplinary research and teaching activities and world-class facilities. The same building also houses the Departments of Biology and Chemistry, the Neuroscience Institute, Center for Biotechnology and Drug Design, Center for Diagnostics & Therapeutics, an animal facility, a BSL4 lab and several BSL3 labs, Center for Viral Immunology, as well as the Molecular Basis of Disease Program and the Brains and Behavior Program for optimal interactions and collaborations.
Successful candidates must have a Ph.D., or M.D. or equivalent degree and demonstrate the ability to establish a vigorous, externally funded research program and to mentor Ph.D. graduate students. Excellence in teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels is expected. Candidates at senior levels must have strong track records in research and teaching excellence, and in securing external funding.
Applicants should submit a C.V., a detailed research plan(s), a statement of teaching philosophy, and a list of at least three references to Dr. Jian-Dong Li, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Inflammation Faculty Search Committee, Center for Inflammation, Immunity and Infection, and Department of Biology, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30302. Application processing will begin immediately and search will remain open until filled. Georgia State University, a Research University of the University System of Georgia, is an EEO/AA employer and encourages applications from women and under-represented minority groups. Offers of employment will be conditional upon background verification.