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Seeking Assistant/Associate Professor of Virology in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology

School, College or Department: School of Medicine, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Date Posted: Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2019 14:36:00 EDT
Reports To: Chair, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Location: Valhalla, NY

We will consider candidates studying all aspects of virology but particularly interested in applicants studying host-virus interactions, molecular virology, impact on the immune system and vaccine development. We are seeking a highly motivated candidate with a strong record of research accomplishments in virology who will complement the expertise of our existing programs.

Appointment at the Associate Professor rank will require a demonstrated record of accomplishment including strong record of publications and evidence of sustained extramural funding. Opportunities to develop interdisciplinary collaborative research programs exist with other basic and clinical science departments at the College and affiliated health system.

Candidates must have a PhD, MD or equivalent degree and a record of productive post-doctoral training.  Successful candidate will also have an opportunity to be appointed to the faculty of the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences. Excellent opportunities exist to mentor and train MS, PhD and MD/PhD students and to participate in teaching or develop graduate courses within the applicant’s area of expertise.

The Department has a highly collaborative and collegial academic faculty with an important footprint in medical education and graduate training, close interactions with our clinical partner, Westchester Medical Center, and other departments, especially the department of pathology.

A competitive salary and generous start-up package are available. Interested applicants should apply electronically to: Alicia Parrish, hrrecruiter@nymc.edu and include: cover letter indicating research interests, CV, and names of three references (who will not be contacted without permission from the candidate).

NYMC is located on a lush 54-acre campus in Westchester County, only 25 miles north of midtown Manhattan, with local bus service and several train stations connecting to New York City. Founded in 1860, NYMC is one of the oldest and largest medical colleges in the US. A combination of a proud legacy of inclusion, exceptional academics, and affiliation with the nearby Westchester Medical Center provides an ideal base for basic and translation research and clinical activities.

As an equal opportunity employer, NYMC is committed to achieving excellence through diversity and inclusion, and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds. NYMC is a member of the Touro College and University System.

Contact Info

Alicia Parrish, hrrecruiter@nymc.edu