Faculty Position in Microbial Pathogenesis Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Call for Applications: Faculty Position in Microbial Pathogenesis Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

The Center for Women’s Infectious Disease Research (https://cwidr.wustl.edu/) is seeking outstanding candidates for a TENURE-TRACK faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Molecular Microbiology at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. Ideal applicants will be creative scientists pursuing fundamental aspects of microbial pathogenesis using innovative combinations of genomics, genetics, cell biology, structural biology, computational biology, biophysics and biochemistry. We especially encourage applicants with bold new perspectives and ‘outside the box’ approaches; specifically those who are motivated to create a high-impact research program focused on infectious diseases relevant to women, and to engage in interdisciplinary, collaborative research directed toward the development of novel therapeutic approaches. Previous experience in women’s health research is not aprequisites. We welcome applications from members of groups that are typically under represented in science. Washington university offer an intellectually exciting, collegial, and supportive environment with robust graduate and post-doctoral programs and extensive opportunities for interdepartmental colloboration. Resources include outsanding core facilities for genomics, small-molecule screening, imaging, Cryo-EM, and high performance clustor computing, and BSL3 space including animal facilities. Additional information can be found at www.microbiology.wustl.edu. Applicants should be commited to teaching graduate and professional students and establishing a vigorous, cutting-edge, externally funded research program. Requirements include a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in relevant discipline, postdoctoral training, and a strong publication record. To Apply, Please send a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, up to 3 selected publications, and a 2 page description of current and planned research interests to: https://facultyopportunities.wustl.edu/Posting/Detail/1010431. Three letters of recommendations should be sent seperately. All materials should be received by october 31, 2019; applications thereafter will be considered on rolling basis.

WUMS is a equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.