The Department of Immunobiology at the University of Arizona (UA) College of Medicine-Tucson (COM-T) is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in bacteriology. We recognize the power of a diverse community and strongly encourage qualified individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds to apply.

Applicants must have demonstrated the ability to establish an independent research program and obtain extramural funding. Individuals whose research advances the understanding of host-microbe interactions, including but not limited to respiratory diseases with a bacterial etiology, bacterial metabolism, regulation of host responses, microbiomes and/or mucosal immunology during dysbiosis and/or pathogenesis are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants must have postdoctoral experience and a PhD, MD, or equivalent degree in their field of study. The successful applicant is expected to obtain extramural funding for their research program and participate in graduate student mentoring and graduate and medical student teaching. They are also expected to interact with other faculty on larger collaborative scientific projects. Along with submitting your CV and Cover Letter, the applicant should arrange for 3 letters of recommendation to be sent separately by senior faculty with extensive knowledge of the candidate. These letters should be sent to Tonya Fotheringham ( Salary and start-up funds will be commensurate with the qualifications, and the nature of the applicant’s project.

Information on the highly collaborative nature of the Department of Immunobiology and the interdepartmental/interdisciplinary ABBS graduate (PhD) program to which it belongs can be obtained through the links on the department website ( Additional information on UA Centers, Institutes, and core facilities can be found at the UA COM-T website ( UA is in the midst of the 4th Industrial Revolution strategic plan designed to significantly increase its research capacity over the next 10 years.

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