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Assistant/Associate Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Immunology and Infectious Diseases Department

Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases
Job Location: Boston , MA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Health sciences, nursing, kinesiology
Medicine, dentistry, pharmacy
Biology/biotechnology/life sciences
Application Closing Date: 02/01/2018
Date Posted: 2017-11-02
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Assistant/Associate Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases
Harvard University

The Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases (IID) at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of assistant or associate professor. The academic rank will be determined in accordance with the successful candidate’s experience and productivity.

IID faculty research is primarily focused on gut microbiome, parasite, and immune interactions at barrier surfaces. The successful applicant will hold a PhD and/or MD degree and will have a record of outstanding productivity in an area of microbiome studies and/or immunology, including parasitology.

The candidate should possess the ability to work collaboratively with other scientists and the scholarly qualities required to mentor doctoral students in the PhD Program in Biological Sciences in Public Health within Harvard’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Generous start-up packages and state-of-the-art research facilities will be available.

IID has particular interest in recruiting individuals with research programs in the following areas:

  • Microbiome-host interactions and microbiome-parasite interactions
  • Mechanisms of disease pathogenesis and/or immune control in infectious diseases and infection models
  • Systems biology/chemical biology approaches, applied at a mechanistic level, to problems of host-microbiome interactions at barrier sites

Job Requirements

PhD and/or MD with at least three years of postdoctoral training.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Please follow the link below to apply by 5pm on February 1, 2018:

For more information on the of Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, please visit us at:

The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health seeks to find, develop, promote, and retain the world’s best scholars. We are committed to upholding the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in our school and the communities we serve. Harvard University is 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, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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