Research Associate Professor #MIC006

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Research Associate Professor #MIC006

Department of Microbiology, Biological Sciences Division
Position Type: Other Academic Appointee

Chicago, IL

Jun 14, 2022 – Jun 23, 2022


The University of Chicago's Department of Microbiology is searching for a Research Associate Professor to participate in a program for vaccine development for infectious diseases. The primary activity of the appointee will be to conduct academic research in association with a faculty member or a team that includes microbiologists, vaccine developers, industry partners and immunologists. We especially welcome applicants with experience in developing new tools and platforms for vaccines for infectious diseases as well as technical expertise in animal models, vaccine delivery and formulation, BSL-3 operations and vaccine testing. Compensation (including a generous package of fringe benefits) is dependent upon qualifications.

Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must have: 1) a doctoral degree or equivalent in microbiology, biotechnology, immunology or related discipline, and 2) completed postdoctoral training.  

To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago’s Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications: . Applicants must upload: a CV including bibliography, a research statement (1-2 pages), and contact information for three references. Review of applications ends when the positions are filled.

For instructions on the Interfolio application process, please visit .

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at .

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination .

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-834-3988 or email with their request.

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