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Molecular Microbiology


Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor in Molecular Microbiology Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Faculty Position in Microbial Pathogenesis

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

 The Department of Molecular Microbiology at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine is seeking applications to recruit faculty at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. Creative scientists pursuing fundamental aspects of microbial pathogenesis using innovative combinations of genomics, genetics, cell biology, structural biology, computational biology, biophysics and biochemistry are strongly encouraged to apply. We welcome applicants with bold new perspectives and ‘outside the box’ approaches; particularly those focused on interdisciplinary, collaborative research. Applications from members of groups that are typically under-represented in science are strongly encouraged. Washington University offer an intellectually exciting, collegial, and supportive environment with robust graduate and post-doctoral programs and extensive opportunities for interdepartmental collaboration. Exceptionally vibrant and integrated centers further augment the intellectual environment and Resources include outstanding core facilities for genomics, small-molecule screening, imaging, Cryo-EM, and high-performance cluster computing, and BSL3 space including animal facilities. Additional information available at https://microbiology.wustl.edu/. In addition to having or developing a vigorous, cutting-edge, externally funded research program, teaching of graduate and professional students will be required.

Assistant Professor candidates should possess a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a relevant discipline, postdoctoral training, and a strong publication record. 

To apply, please submit a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, up to 3 selected publications, a 2-page description of current and planned research interests, a diversity statement, and contact information for three references. 

All materials received by October 30, 2019 will be considered by the search committee; applications thereafter will be considered on rolling basis.

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

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An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer

Washington University seeks an exceptionally qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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