Yale Microbial Sciences Institute Faculty Position

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Friday, 15 October 2021

The Microbial Sciences Institute (MSI) at Yale University (http://microbialsciences.yale.edu), in partnership with the departments of Microbial Pathogenesis, Immunobiology, Cellular and Molecular Physiology, and Genetics at Yale School of Medicine, seeks applicants for an assistant professor tenure track faculty position at the intersection of microbiology, health, and disease.

The MSI is a central hub where research teams from multiple departments contribute broad perspectives, approaches, and expertise in microbiology. Current research areas include chemistry and genetics of host-microbe interaction, microbial community assembly and evolution, and structural biology of microbes. The MSI values deep exploration of the microbial world, prizes mentorship and interaction, and aims to push the boundaries of microbiology. 

Applications will be evaluated for alignment with both the MSI and one or more of the partnering departments. The position includes a full (primary) appointment in one of these departments, which provide exceptional colleagues, resources, and mentorship. Please visit the departmental websites for faculty research areas and further information. 

The MSI strives to foster a diverse, inclusive, and supportive community. Women, protected veterans, persons with disabilities, and members of underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Candidates must hold a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree. Applications should contain:

  • cover letter
  • curriculum vitae
  • description of previous research (1 page)
  • statement of research plans (up to 3 pages)
  • personal statement
  • reprints of up to 4 publications
  • 3 confidential letters of recommendation.

Please apply through the Interfolio website: http://apply.interfolio.com/91859

More information about the MSI, the faculty position, and our commitment to supporting and mentoring junior faculty is available at http://bit.ly/YaleMSIwebinar.

Please join us for a live Q&A session by Zoom on Thursday, September 9 from 2pm-3pm EST.  Faculty panelists can answer your questions about the MSI and partnering departments, how we support our junior faculty, and their experiences moving to Connecticut and starting their labs at Yale. Participation will be anonymous- questions can be asked via chat and will be read back by the panelists. For information, please visit: https://microbialsciences.yale.edu/news/yale-microbial-sciences-institute-faculty-position

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries about the position may be sent to the attention of Dr. Andrew Goodman, Director of the Microbial Sciences Institute, c/o Bianca Abreu (bianca.abreu@yale.edu).

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.