Employment opportunities

Faculty Position in Fungal Pathogenesis

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Minnesota Medical School invites applications for a tenure-track/tenured faculty position at the Assistant/Associate Professor level. 

We seek a scientist working in the area of fungal pathogenesis who will establish a competitive research program with the potential to complement the University's research strengths in host-pathogen interactions, immunity and host defense, cell biology, genetics, genomics, physiology, drug discovery, translational research, and clinical trials.  The successful candidate will join a large vibrant research community spanning multiple colleges, centers, and institutes at the University of Minnesota.   Information is available about the Department of Microbiology and Immunology as well as affiliated research programs at: www.microbiology.umn.edu.

Minimum qualifications: Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent in a relevant field of study, plus applicable postdoctoral or faculty experience.  Review of applications will start January 15, 2018 and continue until a suitable candidate is identified.  To apply, please upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, concise summary of current and planned research, and three representative publications/pre-prints in response to Job ID 321512 at http:www.humanresources.umn.edu/jobs.  Letters of recommendation will be solicited following the initial review of applications.  Inquiries can be sent to Kirsten Nielsen, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair, at microbiology@umn.edu.

The University of Minnesota shall provide equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.   

Postdoctoral Associates

Postdoctoral Associate positions are available to conduct research with outstanding faculty mentors on a variety of topics in microbiology, pathogenesis, virology and immunology.

Applicants must have an M.D. and/or Ph.D. degree in a biological science prior to start date of the appointment. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated expertise in developing scientific protocols and hypotheses, scientific writing, and outstanding letters of reference.

Research Associate

Research Associate positions are periodically available to conduct research with outstanding faculty mentors on a variety of topics in microbiology, pathogenesis, virology and immunology.

Applicants must have an M.D. and/or Ph.D. degree in a biological science and at least 3 years of postdoctoral experience. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated expertise in developing scientific protocols and hypotheses, scientific writing, and outstanding letters of reference.

Qualified candidates should apply directly to the faculty member of interest. Applications should include a letter indicating area of research interest, curriculum vitae, the names and contact information for at least three references, and reprints of relevant publications.