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Assistant or Associate Professor (T/TE) - Division of Infectious Diseases

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Position Details

Position Information

Title Assistant or Associate Professor (T/TE) - Division of Infectious Diseases
Department Medicine (0713)
Medical Sub-Speciality Infectious Disease-Med.
Location University of Arizona Health Sciences
Position Summary

The Division of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine is recruiting early or mid-stage career, infectious disease scientists with an MD or MD-PhD who have either established or show promise of establishing a research career. Candidates in the fields of virology, immunology, mycology and HIV infection are especially encouraged to apply. A generous startup package, protected research time, and renovated laboratory space will be provided.

The Division currently has flourishing programs in the areas of HIV care, including a large Ryan White-funded program; Antimicrobial Stewardship; and extramurally funded research in HIV immunopathogenesis and aging. Close scientific collaborative relationships exist with the Department of Immunobiology, the Valley Fever Center of Excellence; the Pulmonary Division, and the Cancer Center.

Important resources available to researchers at the University of Arizona School of Medicine include animal care facilities, as well as a veterinary diagnostic laboratory; biostatistical, bioinformatics and computing core services; flow cytometry, microscopy, genomics and proteomics cores; a clinical translational science center that supports clinical trials; the Sarver Heart Center; the Arizona Respiratory Center; the Center on Aging; and a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center.

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff, and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

The department is seeking an individual who is able to work with diverse students, trainees and colleagues, and who has experience with a variety of teaching methods and curricular perspectives.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

Accepting a new position is a big life step. We want potential candidates and their families to be able to make informed decisions. Candidates who are considering relocation to the Tucson or Phoenix area, and have been offered an on-site interview, are encouraged to use the free services offered by Above & Beyond Relocation Services (ABRS).Ask your department contact to be introduced to ABRS prior to your visit.

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • Establishment of an independent research program with extramural funding and publication of research in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Mentoring graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.
  • Participation in research seminars of the Department and College.
  • Participation in outpatient and inpatient Infectious Disease clinical consultations.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Minimum Qualifications
  • MD Degree.
  • Completion of a post-doctoral fellowship in Infectious Diseases.
  • Board eligibility or board certification required.
Preferred Qualifications
  • A strong publication record and demonstrated potential for obtaining independent research funding.
  • Established expertise working with diverse communities.
Rank To be determined.
Tenure Information Tenure Track (T/TE)
FLSA Exempt
FTE 1.0
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40+
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
Posted Rate of Pay DOE
Job Category Faculty
Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or department)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F20700
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees
Contact Information for Candidates

Tanya Gonzales

Open Date 10/20/2016
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Review Begins On 10/31/2016
Special Instructions Summary
Diversity Statement
Quick Link for Internal Postings

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Can you perform the essential functions (job duties) of this position with or without accommodation?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  3. * Do you have a MD Degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Are you board eligible/board certified in related area?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Have you completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Infectious Diseases?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents