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Molecular Virology and Microbiology

Houston, Texas

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Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology
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Faculty Position in HIV/AIDS Research at BCM

The Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology at Baylor College of Medicine invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position focused on any area of HIV/AIDS research. The preferred candidate will study HIV pathogenesis, HIV-related malignancies, or HIV immunology. Rank will be dependent upon qualifications. Preference will be given to applicants with an established research program. For a tenured position, the candidate must have an established reputation and an outstanding funded research program. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an innovative funded research program and to participate in graduate training. Generous start-up funds are available. This is an opportunity to join an institution with a unique collaborative spirit and a dedication to excellence in research, education, and patient care.

Baylor College of Medicine is located in the rich scientific setting of the renowned Texas Medical Center, the largest incorporated medical center in the world, in Houston, a dynamic and ethnically diverse city with many cultural amenities. Current research interests of departmental faculty focus on viral and bacterial gene expression, microbial pathogenesis, RNA and DNA viruses of human diseases, viral oncology, vaccines, the microbiome, and host–microbe interactions. State-of-the-art core facilities are available. Multidisciplinary research centers, including the Center for AIDS Research, the Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center, the Alkek Center for Metagenomics and Microbiome Research, the Vaccine Research Center, and the Digestive Diseases Center, offer excellent opportunities for collaborations.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of research accomplishments and future plans, a description of teaching experience and philosophy, and names and addresses of three references by January 31, 2013 to: Search Committee, Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Mail Stop: BCM385, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030. Email submission preferred: Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action and Equal Access Employer.

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