University of Rochester Infectious Diseases Division Faculty position: HIV vaccine clinical trials
The Infectious Diseases Division in the Department of Medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry is seeking a full-time academic faculty member at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor level to join the investigative team working on preventive HIV vaccine clinical trials as a part of the NIAID-supported HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN). Interest/expertise in translational immunology and/or the conduct of clinical trials is required. Additional, opportunities exist for collaboration in the area of HIV therapeutics research with the NIAID-supported AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG), or respiratory virus research with the NIAID-support Vaccine Treatment Evaluation Unit (VTEU) and/or the NIH-supported Coronavirus Prevention Network (CoVPN). Career advancement to assume leadership positions is expected. Clinical responsibilities include Infectious Diseases consultation and teaching in inpatient and outpatient settings at Strong Memorial Hospital and UR Medicine affiliates. Start-up funding for laboratory-based research is available.
The University of Rochester has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and actively encourages applications from members of groups who are under-represented in higher education. The Finger Lakes region of New York state offers an outstanding quality of life for individuals and families in terms of cost of living, public education, and commuting time and is expected to experience relatively minimal impact from climate change.
- Must Possess an MD degree or equivalent
- Must obtain NYS Medical licensure prior to start
- Eligible for a Faculty Appointment at the University of Rochester School of Medicine Dentistry
- Board Certified or Board Eligible in Infectious Diseases
- Post offer Drug Screen and Health Assessment required
- Compliance with University and New York State health requirements
Faculty rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Interested individuals should apply on-line to Job posting # 234301 at: http://www.rochester.edu/working/hr/jobs/.
Additional information can be obtained from Dr Michael Keefer at: firstname.lastname@example.org