Faculty Positions in Microbiology and Immunology

  • Full Time
  • Chicago

Website University of Illinois At Chicago

Faculty Positions in Microbiology and Immunology


The Department of Microbiology and Immunology, College of Medicine, at the University of Illinois, Chicago (UIC), is seeking outstanding candidates for tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant (with K or R type NIH grant(s), or equivalent), Associate or Full Professor levels. Applicants should be creative and collaborative scientists pursuing fundamental and/or translational research relating to host responses to infection as they pertain to immunological, microbial or viral pathogenesis.  Applicants should be utilizing state-of-the-art approaches, including but not limited to genomics, molecular genetics, cell biology, imaging, bioinformatics and/or animal models. Ideal applicants are expected to have an established research program with extramural funding and a strong publication record and should be committed to teaching graduate and medical students. UIC offers an intellectually exciting, collegial and supportive environment with robust graduate, MSTP and post-doctoral programs and extensive opportunities for interdisciplinary and interdepartmental collaboration. Resources include outstanding core facilities for DNA/RNA sequencing and genomics, imaging, mass spectrometry, flow cytometry, structural analyses and automated drug screening. Facilities supporting BSL-3 and ABSL3 pathogen research are operational within the department and college. UIC is a public tier 1 research institution and a federally designated minority serving institution. UIC, the College of Medicine, and the department are committed to enriching faculty diversity through recruiting and development. The College of Medicine is part of the University of Illinois campus situated in Chicago, a uniquely cosmopolitan and global city. Additional information can be found at microbiology.uic.edu.


To apply, please visit: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=155309 and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a description of your research program (no more than 3 pages) and the names and contact information for three references. For fullest consideration, the application must be received by December 30, 2021. For questions related to the position or for any technical assistance, please contact Archana Kapatral (archanak@uic.edu).


The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity and is particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people. We do not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Offers of employment by the University of Illinois may be subject to approval by the University’s Board of Trustees and are made contingent upon the candidate’s successful completion of any criminal background checks and other pre-employment assessments that may be required for the position being offered.


The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899


University of Illinois faculty, staff and students are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not able to receive the vaccine for medical or religious reasons, you may seek approval for an exemption in accordance with applicable University processes.

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