Associate/Assistant Professor
University of Maryland
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Post Date: Feb 05, 2018
Job Type: Full time
Degree Requirement: Ph.D.
Years Experience: 5+
Salary: Commensurate w/rank & exp
Location: US - Maryland - College Park
Job Reference: 103716
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The current focus is on infectious disease programs with an emphasis on virology, bacteriology, parasitology, immunology, pathogenesis, and public health. The position requires the candidate to focus on infectious diseases involved in animal health, human health, or zoonosis. Candidates with an outstanding research background in pathogenesis, immunity, host-pathogen interactions, and vaccine development are especially encouraged to apply. The selected candidate will be expected to develop, maintain, and conduct a productive, extramurally-funded research program that will strengthen the current research goals of the department and the college. Applicants at the Assistant Professor level are expected to have a strong publication record. Candidates applying at the Associate Professor level must have an established research program with a record of or active extramural funding. The selected candidate will also be expected to develop and maintain active and productive collaborations both within and outside the College. Excellent opportunities exist for collaboration with Federal agencies (USDA, FDA, NIH) and other University departments.

Active participation in the University’s Graduate Program will be required, to include mentoring of graduate students and serving on student advisory committees. The selected candidate will be responsible for the development of one graduate course to be included in the current veterinary medicine curriculum. This new course will be developed in conjunction with active participation in the college’s current teaching objectives and mission goals.

A Ph.D. or Ph.D./DVM or equivalent degree with relevant post-doctoral training.

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.