Assistant Professor of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology - req# 6955
Assistant Professor of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
|Hiring Department||Molecular Genetics Microbiology (564A)|
|Academic Location||School of Medicine|
|Benefits Eligible||The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.|
The Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology (MGM) at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine (http://mgm.unm.edu/index.html) is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor with expertise in basic and/or translational research to contribute to the scientific areas of interest within the department:
Areas of interest that synergize with current MGM research include:
· Cancer immunotherapy and molecular genetics of cancer
· Autophagy and its intersections with inflammation and immunometabolism
· Immunology and infectious disease, including vaccine development
The successful candidate will benefit from the exceptional opportunities for synergy and interaction with the newly funded Autophagy, Inflammation, and Metabolism (AIM) Center for Biomedical Research Excellence (https://www.autophagy.center/) as well as the UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center (http://cancer.unm.edu/) and UNM HSC Signature Programs (https://hsc.unm.edu/research/research-centers/signature-research-programs/index.html).
Appointment will be in the Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful applicant will develop a rigorous research program and participate in departmental activities including graduate and medical school teaching.
|Application Instructions||Please include the following: CV, Research Statement and List of References. For additional information, you may contact Cindy Salazar, Search Coordinator, (505) 272-8884,|
|For Best Consideration||For best consideration, please apply by 1/15/2019. This position will remain open until filled.|
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