MUSC - Tenure-Track Faculty Position - Department of Microbiology & Immunology

  • 26 Jul 2022 9:03 AM
    Message # 12862361

    UNIV – Tenure-Track Faculty Position in the Department of Microbiology & Immunology

    FLSA: Salaried

    Job Summary: The Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the Medical University of South Carolina invites applications for a full-time faculty position. The academic appointment will be at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the tenure track series.

    The successful candidate will complement the diverse research portfolio and strengths of our department which includes T cell and regulatory cell biology, adoptive cellular therapy, transplant immunology, innate immunity, complement biology, autoimmunity, and infectious disease pathogenesis - specifically human virology. Whereas candidates conducting cutting-edge research in the above areas of immunology and host defense are especially encouraged to apply, candidates in other areas will be considered. Ideal applicants will be creative and collaborative scientists and will be expected to establish and maintain a rigorous extramurally funded research program and to participate in our strong graduate training programs.

    The scientific environment within the College of Medicine and in the Department is highly interactive and productive, with strong ties on campus to other Basic Science and Clinical Departments, as well as Research Centers and Institutes. Outstanding core facilities are available (

    MUSC is in the beautiful historic city of Charleston (ranked #1 travel destination in the U.S.), bounded by the Atlantic Ocean and beautiful beaches to the east, and national forests and wildlife refuges to the north and south. MUSC is the state’s top-ranked medical center.

    Preferred Experience & Additional Skills: All applicants must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D., as well as postdoctoral research experience with a strong record of research accomplishments and publications. Academic credentials and existing extramural grant support will determine faculty rank. Highly competitive start-up packages are available including ample laboratory space.

    Candidates must create an applicant profile and upload the following:

    1. Curriculum vitae

    2. Statement of research, including graduate school, postdoctoral, and planned research (2-3 pages)

    3. Statement of teaching, including past experience and teaching philosophy (1 page)

    4. Contact information for three (3) references

    The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

    All applicants must apply on line via MUSC career portal:

    Apply at:

    Application materials should be addressed to the department chair:

    Sophie Paczesny, MD, PhD 
    Chair Dept of Microbiology and Immunology 
    Medical University of South Carolina  
    Hollings Cancer Biology Immunology Program co-leader 
    Sally Abney Rose Endowed Chair in Cancer Stem Cell Biology 
    Basic Sciences Building, Ste 203 
    173 Ashley Ave, MSC 504 
    Charleston, SC 29425 

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