CHAIR Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science
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Post Date: Jun 13, 2017
Job Type: Full time
Degree Requirement: Doctoral Level
Years Experience: 5+
Location: US - Illinois - North Chicago
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CHAIR Department of Microbiology and Immunology

The Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science is seeking an academic leader to serve as Chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology and Director of the H.M. Bligh Cancer Research Laboratories. This individual will be responsible for the continued advancement of the research, educational, and service activities of the department, as well as the continued development of collaborations throughout the university. Candidates should have extensive research accomplishments and substantial research support, have proven leadership ability, have an established record of training students and postdoctoral fellows, and be interested in leading the Department in the above areas. Preference will be given to investigators with research programs in tumor immunology, viral oncology, or cancer-related inflammation. Resources are available for the continued development of the department, including recruitment of new faculty. Ample collaborative opportunities exist with other departments and schools within RFUMS. The department is actively engaged in teaching students in both the Medical School and the basic sciences Interdisciplinary Graduate Program. Applicants must have a PhD, MD, MD/PhD or equivalent degree and be eligible for the rank of full Professor with tenure.

    For additional information about the University and the Department please visit our website: Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of research accomplishments and future plans, a description of academic vision/administrative style, and the names of 4 references, via e-mail as a single pdf to the chair of the search committee at:

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and is dedicated to creating and fostering a diverse academic environment. Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science is especially seeking and encouraging nominations and applications from individuals belonging to groups underrepresented in their respective fields, as well as others who would enrich and add unique perspectives to the University.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, skin color, religion, age, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, military status or family status.