The Department of Dermatology is seeking individuals to work as full time Research Instructors outside the tenure stream in Dermatology research. The position requires the applicant to contribute to basic immunology research in the areas relevant to investigative dermatology with the goal of translational development of novel vaccines and immunotherapeutic strategies, including the development of novel skin targeted vaccines against pathogens including COVID-19 and skin cancers. These individuals will be expected to collaborate with other investigators to produce publications in peer-reviewed journals.
Qualified candidates should have an PhD, MD, or MD, PhD in immunology, peer reviewed publications, and a solid understanding of basic immunology and immunology techniques.
Pittsburgh is on the forefront of biomedical research, computing technology, finance and business, and is a hub of historical, cultural, recreational and professional sports activities. The region is both nationally and internationally known for its pioneering role in medical research and technology. Pittsburgh is safe, clean, affordable and fun - qualities that both visitors and residents appreciate.
Rank and salary are negotiable.
Qualified applicants should apply at join.pitt.edu requisition number 20003417.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Required Attachments: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae
Internal Number: 20003417
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