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04.18.17

Assistant/Associate Professor in Infection & Immunity

Position Description

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Infection & Immunity Assistant/Associate Professor

Department of Veterinary Pathobiology College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Texas A&M University

The Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University ( http://vetmed.tamu.edu/vtpb), invites applications for a 9-month, tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level within the broad field of infection & immunity. Candidates using molecular, cellular and/or genetic approaches to investigate microbial pathogenesis, host-pathogen interactions, or immune responses to pathogens and vaccination are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain an energetic, well-funded research program; engage in interdisciplinary and collaborative research; and teach in the undergraduate, graduate and veterinary professional programs.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in immunology, microbiology, parasitology, virology or other related field. Individuals who also hold a D.V.M. (or equivalent) degree are especially encouraged to apply. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience. Candidates to the rank of Associate Professor are expected to have an established, federally funded research program. Candidates to the rank of Assistant Professor should have a successful postdoctoral training experience with a superb record of research excellence and strong potential for obtaining competitive federal grants to support their research. A strong track record of peer- reviewed publications and evidence of potential for teaching and mentorship are also required. The successful applicant must possess excellent interpersonal and communications skills and a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere.

The Department of Veterinary Pathobiology includes 58 faculty members with diverse backgrounds and research interests. Signature research programs in the college include Infectious Diseases and Biodefense; Biomedical Genomics; Veterinary Clinical Research; Cardiovascular Sciences; Neuroscience; Reproductive Biology; and Toxicology, Oncology, and Environmental Health Sciences. The Department strongly encourages collaborative research activity and is a role model for 'One Health' through its research affiliations with a variety of sister institutions, including the Texas A&M Health Science Center, Texas Medical Center, the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, the Texas Heart Institute, and the Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory. State-of-the-art core facilities, including live animal imaging, flow cytometry, genomics, BSL-2 and -3 labs and excellent AAALAC-accredited ABSL-2 and -3 facilities are available at the University.

Applications should be submitted as a single PDF file that includes a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a statement of present and future research plans, summary of teaching experience, and the names and contact information of three references via email to cvoelker@cvm.tamu.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Full consideration will be given to applications received prior to August 1, 2017. Applicants needing more information are encouraged to email Dr. Sanjay Reddy, Chair of the search committee ( sreddy@cvm.tamu.edu) or review full position description at http://vetmed.tamu.edu/vtpb/employment.

The College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences values, nurtures, and respects all members of its community and ensures an environment of inclusive excellence where all students, faculty, and staff are inspired and empowered to achieve their full potential.

Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Educator dedicated to excellence through diversity.



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