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Assistant Professor - Immunology

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The Section of Molecular Biology in the Division of Biological Sciences at the University of California San Diego ( invites applications from outstanding candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position. We are seeking exceptional candidates pursuing innovative research on any aspect of immunology including, but not limited to, innate or adaptive immune responses to microbes, tumor immunology, neuro-immunology, and inflammatory diseases. We are particularly interested in candidates that will bring novel approaches, either technical or conceptual, to the study of the immune system.

All candidates must have earned a Ph.D., or equivalent degree, and be committed to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. A successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence and creativity in research, scholarship, and a commitment to equity and inclusion in higher education. We are especially interested in candidates who have created or contributed to programs that aim to increase access and success of underrepresented students and/or faculty in the sciences, and/or have detailed plans to accomplish such goals.

The Division of Biological Sciences at UCSD is a vibrant center of scientific discovery, innovation, and collaboration. Our large research base spans many areas of biology and has one of the most celebrated graduate programs in the country. We are committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

Initial review of applications will commence on October 23, 2017 and will continue until position is filled.

Further details about the required application material can be found at:

Job location

San Diego, CA

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Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research - A statement summarizing training, experience and research achievements

  • Statement of Teaching - A statement describing prior teaching experience and teaching philosophy

  • Statement of Contributions to diversity - Describe past experience and leadership in fostering equity and diversity and/or potential to make contributions. For more information: and

  • Publication 1

  • Publication 2

  • Publication 3

  • Publication 4 (Optional)

  • Publication 5 (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required