Category: Unclassified | Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Assistant Professor, Microbiology

Posted Date: 09/05/2019
Position Number: PSN 28569
Salary Range: To Be Determined
Location: LSU Health, Shreveport
Posting closes: Open Until Filled

Faculty Position in Microbiology and Immunology

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA

A tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor is open for scientists with a Ph.D., M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. and postdoctoral research experience.  Responsibilities include teaching graduate and medical students and directing a nationally competitive research program in the areas of microbial pathogenesis, host defense mechanisms, and/or immune responses to infection.  Candidates whose research integrates molecular aspects of pathogenesis with host defense and the immune system are preferred.  The Department faculty of 12 members directs a training program of some 30 doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows and an NIH-funded Center for Molecular and Tumor Virology staffed with 16 interactive principal investigators in several Departments.  Both the Department and the Center are well-equipped for molecular research and are augmented by the LSUHSC Research Core Facility that offers ABSL-3PLUS laboratories and technologies such as flow cytometry, high resolution and confocal microscopy, laser capture microdissection, DNA array analysis, next generation sequencing, proteomics, a Redox/Histology core, small animal imaging, and positron emission tomography.  Information about the Department is provided at the two websites http://www.lsuhscmicrobiology.com and http://www.lsuhscmicrobiology.com/cmtv-overview.htm.  The successful candidate will be integrated into the Center of Immunity, Inflammation, and Infectious Disease that is currently being established. Competitive compensation and seed package will be provided. Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, statement of research goals and funding, and arrange three letters of reference to be sent to the Faculty Search Committee, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, LSU Health Sciences Center, 1501 Kings Highway, Shreveport, LA 71130-3932 at msapp1@lsuhsc.edu.

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