Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Educator Scholar, Microbiology & Immunology (Tenure Track)
Location: Stony Brook, New York
Open Date: Sep 13, 2023
Deadline: Oct 28, 2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time
The Department of Microbiology and Immunology in the Renaissance School of Medicine (RSOM) at Stony Brook University invites applications for a tenure-track, open-rank faculty position in the areas of microbiology and immunology. Applicants with expertise in viral, bacterial, or fungal pathogenesis, or immunology as it relates to infection, are particularly encouraged to apply. Successful applicants are expected to establish an extramurally funded research program and actively participate in the teaching and service missions within the Department and University. The position includes a competitive start-up package, excellent fringe benefits, ample office and laboratory space, and access to state-of-the-art core facilities and instrumentation.
The individual appointed to this position will serve as course director for the pre-clinical microbiology and immunology course required of first-year medical and dental students. The course director is responsible for ensuring that the instruction meets the goals of the educational programs and for all course administrative duties. In addition to course instruction, major duties include creation of the course syllabus, recruitment of teaching faculty, scheduling of course sessions and teaching space, placement of all course materials on the online curriculum management system, evaluation of student performance, recording and reporting of grades, and annual evaluation of the course. The course director will participate in committees of the RSOM and School of Dental Medicine related to curricular review and accreditation processes for both Schools.
The Department provides a collaborative and supportive mentoring environment to foster success of faculty, and the University provides additional opportunities for professional development to assist faculty in meeting their goals. The Department supports diversity and inclusion as essential to achieving excellence and the successful applicant must demonstrate a commitment to promoting and advancing these values in research and teaching practices.
The Department (https://renaissance.stonybrookmedicine.edu/mi) along with the adjacent Center for Infectious Diseases (http://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/cid/) provide a highly interactive scientific community through collaborative interactions with faculty throughout the Renaissance School of Medicine and University. The Department is home to two graduate programs and two NIH-funded training grants. Stony Brook University maintains state-of-the-art core facilities that support research areas, including the recently completed Laboratory for Comparative Medicine that provides facilities for biosafety level 3 research. The dynamic intellectual environment includes the Stony Brook University tertiary care Hospital and Cancer Center, the nearby Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a VA Hospital and Research Center, and the Brookhaven National Laboratory research facilities.
Applicants must have a PhD or MD degree (or equivalent degree), two years or more of postdoctoral research experience, and previous teaching experience in medical and/or graduate education (separate from teaching assistantships).
Two or more years of experience in medical and/or graduate course teaching and administration is preferred. Preferred areas of teaching and research expertise are microbial pathogenesis, the immunology of infection, and mucosal immunity. Preferred candidates will have a track record of research, publications, and the ability to procure extramural funding.
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Tenure Track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. To qualify for tenure and/or a senior faculty appointment, the candidate must meet the criteria established by the School of Medicine (https://renaissance.stonybrookmedicine.edu/facultysenate/committees/apt).
Anticipated Start Date: January 2024
Long Island's premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine, represents Stony Brook University's entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook's health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, the five Health Sciences schools -- Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare -- as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County. With 624 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County's only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. Stony Brook Children's, with more than 180 pediatric specialists in 30 specialties, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region. In the Medical and Research Translation (MART) building, two floors are occupied by Stony Brook University Cancer Center’s outpatient services, and four floors are devoted to cancer research. Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential core values at Stony Brook Medicine. We believe we do our best and most impactful work when we leverage our diverse, equitable and inclusive perspectives. We are proud to recruit and hire talented people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences.
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.
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Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.
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