Faculty Position - Vector Ecologist
Department of Biological Sciences
The Department of Biological Sciences invites applicants for
a tenure-track faculty position (academic year appointment at
the Assistant Professor level) in Vector Ecology, addressing
fundamental questions on the relationships among vectors,
pathogens, and hosts. We seek candidates with research
interests including (but not limited to) emerging infectious
diseases, zoonotic diseases, epidemiology, vector and pathogen
evolution, biodiversity-disease relationships, short- and long-term impacts of climate change, population genetics, and
Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in Biology or related
feld and relevant postdoctoral experience. The successful
applicant is expected to maintain an externally funded
research program in Vector Ecology, teach undergraduate and
graduate students, and participate in ongoing programs in the
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology area and the Department
of Biological Sciences.
Extensive opportunities for collaboration exist across the
Purdue campus. The Department of Biological Sciences has
over 50 faculty members conducting research in ecology and
evolutionary biology, structural biology, neurobiology, virology,
microbiology, molecular and cell biology, bioinformatics,
and biology education http://www.bio.purdue.edu. These
opportunities are enhanced by a highly interactive community
of scientists within the Colleges of Science, Agriculture,
Pharmacy, Health and Human Sciences, Veterinary Medicine
and Engineering and interdisciplinary centers in the life sciences
including the Purdue Center for the Environment, the Purdue
Institute of Infammation, Immunology and Infectious Diseases,
the Purdue Institute for Integrative Neuroscience, and the
Purdue Institute for Drug Discovery.
Applications should be submitted electronically to https://
hiring.science.purdue.edu/ as a single PDF fle containing
a letter of interest, a detailed curriculum vitae, contact
information for three references, a two to three page summary
of research interests, and a one-page teaching statement. Purdue
University’s Department of Biological Sciences is committed
to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including
scholarship, instruction and engagement. Candidates should
address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating
past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future
goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.
Purdue is an ADVANCE institution. Inquiries should be
directed to Professor Esteban Fernandez-Juricic, Chair,
Vector Ecologist Biology Search Committee at (search@bio.
purdue.edu) or Vector Ecologist Biology Search Committee,
Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University,
915 W. State St., West Lafayette, IN 47907-2054. Review
of applications will begin October 16, 2017 and continue
until the position is flled. A background check is required for
employment in this position.
Purdue University is an EOE/Affrmative Action Employer.
All qualifed applicants, including minorities, women,
individuals with disabilities and veterans are
encouraged to apply.
Tenure Track Faculty Position in
Regenerative Medicine and
Medical University of South Carolina,
Department of Regenerative Medicine
and Cell Biology
A tenure track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level
is available for a researcher who uses cellular and/or molecular-genetic
approaches to address fundamental aspects of human disease. Candidates
interested in the study of cardiovascular or digestive disease using stem
cells are particularly encouraged to apply. Competitive salary, laboratory
space and start-up funds are available. Candidates at the Associate Professor
level are expected to bring a vigorous research program with signifcant
extramural funding. Current research strengths in the department include
tissue engineering, pluripotent stem cell differentiation, cardiovascular
development, digestive disease, and molecular biology of cell function.
Research is supported by several excellent core facilities specializing in
imaging, genetically modifed mice and rats, drug discovery, proteomics,
genomics, and fow cytometry. A Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree (or equivalent),
plus additional postdoctoral experience are required. Information about the
Department can be found at http://cba.musc.edu.
Applicants should provide a research plan and a curriculum vitae including
the names of three references through the MUSC employment portal: http://
professor-regenerative-medicine. Review of applications will begin on
November 1, 2017 and continue until the position is flled.
The Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston was established in
1824 and is one of the oldest continuously operating medical schools in the
United States. It is ranked in the upper quartile of all freestanding academic
medical schools. The university has approximately 2,200 graduate and
professional students that are supported by 2,000 faculty members. Total
annual research funding exceeds of $250 million. This includes funding that
supports the NCI–designated Hollings Cancer Center as well as a Clinical
and Translational Science Award.
MUSC is an Affrmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
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