Assistant Professor - Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health (3-309-1072/1073/1074) - (210000DC)
The Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health within the University of Maryland School of Medicine is recruiting for additional full-time faculty. Candidates should have an interest in malaria, diarrheal diseases, respiratory diseases or other global infectious diseases research and have external funding to support their research activities.
Expected faculty rank for all positions is Assistant Professor, non-tenure track or higher, however, final rank, tenure status and salary will be commensurate with candidate's qualifications and experience based on guidelines for faculty appointments at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. The applicant will be expected to obtain a primary appointment in the Department of Pediatrics or Department of Medicine.
When applying, please submit a cover letter and a recent CV, including names and contact information of three references. Though not required, you are invited to include a perspective statement on equity, diversity, inclusion and civility.
UMB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. We value diversity and how it enriches our academic and scientific community and strive toward cultivating an inclusive environment that supports all employees.
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The successful candidate will have experience conducting clinical, translational and/or epidemiological research, evidence of productivity as demonstrated by publication of completed projects and be interested in pursuing a career in scientific research. The candidate will engage in collaborative research that draws upon the expertise of scientists from the Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health, the Department of Pediatrics, Medicine, Epidemiology and Public Health, and the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, affiliated international sites, and other strategic partnerships.
MD or PhD degree or equivalent
Completed post-doctoral training with a focus on infectious disease research
Demonstrated ability to work in an interdisciplinary and/or multi-cultural research setting
Current research funding
Subspecialty or post-doctoral training in infectious diseases epidemiology, or a strong interest in infectious diseases epidemiology
A publication record in this or a related field
Formal training in research for applicants with an MD degree (e.g., MPH, MHS, MSc)
Experience conducting research studies low resource international settings.
Expertise in study design and implementation
Capacity to coordinate a broad range of research activities.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Active funded career development award (NIH K award or equivalent)
Organization: School of Medicine - Clinical Departments
Job Posting: Mar 30, 2021
Internal Number: 170001
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