University of California, Los Angeles — Assistant or Associate Professor, Immunology or Virology

The Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles invites applications for a TENURE-TRACK faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Outstanding candidates working in the areas of immunology or virology are invited to apply. Successful candidates are expected to develop an innovative research program and join a highly interactive group of scientists within the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics ( The candidate will benefit from a collaborative research community spanning the basic and clinical sciences from the Schools of Medicine and Engineering, College of Letters and Science, California NanoSystems Institute, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research and the UCLA AIDS Institute. This tenure-track position includes a guaranteed salary, a highly competitive start-up package and laboratory space in a state-of-the-art research facility. Eligible individuals will also receive the Shaper Family Career Development Chair.

Applications will be screened beginning November 1, 2016. For full consideration applicants are encouraged to apply before the closing date of the search, December 15, 2016. Applicants must have a PhD, MD or equivalent terminal degree by the date of hire.

Additionally, postdoctoral (or equivalent post terminal degree) experience, evidence of potential for establishing extramurally funded research program, a strong record of scientific publications, a demonstrated track record in teaching and mentoring students/trainees, and a commitment to mentoring underrepresented undergraduate/graduate students are preferred. Applicants should submit full curriculum vitae, a 2-page summary describing their current research program and future directions, a brief statement on teaching experience, and three letters of reference. Applicants with a history of commitment to mentoring underrepresented undergraduates are encouraged to apply and should indicate their experience in a cover letter. All applications are to be submitted through UC Recruit ( Job number JPF02546.

Inquiries, but not application material should be directed to:

Glen Fukui
Assistant to Chair, Faculty Search Committee
Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics
University of California, Los Angeles
1602 Molecular Science Building
Box 951489
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1489

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.