Wednesday, August 22, 2007



The Department of Microbiology & Immunology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (AECOM) is recruiting four new tenure track faculty at the Assistant or Associate Professor levels. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. or M.D. degree, and have a strong record of accomplishment in basic or translational research relevant to microbial pathogenesis, host-pathogen interactions or immunology. Qualified candidates with background in areas of research related to biodefense pathogens or emerging infectious diseases are particularly encouraged to apply.

The available position offers competitive salary and start-up funds, new or recently renovated laboratory space, and access to numerous state-of-the-art core facilities. Extensive BSL-2 and BSL-3 containment facilities are available for handling infectious agents and infected rodents. The Department has active NIH Training Grants available for support of pre- and postdoctoral trainees, and there is excellent access to outstanding research trainees through the large PhD and MD/PhD programs at AECOM. The campus is located in a secure and attractive neighborhood in the northern borough of New York City in close proximity to the Bronx Zoo and Botanical Gardens, Manhattan and the suburban areas of Westchester County and Long Island (for more information about AECOM, visit our website at

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a 1-2 page summary of research interests and major accomplishments, a 1 page plan describing future research plans, and the names and contact information of three references to:

Dr. Arturo Casadevall, Chair, Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology, (c/o Ms. Gina DeFilippi at, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461. PLEASE SEND ELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS ONLY

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