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Assistant Professor
Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Date Posted 03/04/2021
Faculty-Engineering-Other Engineering
Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled

Position Description:

The Department of Microbiology & Immunology at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) isactively recruitingfor a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor with expertise in the fields of immunology, virology, and bacteriology.We are seeking an outstanding individual with a strong track record of publications and a demonstrated ability or high potential for obtaining sustained extramural funding in these areas.  The candidate is expected to develop and maintain a vigorous, nationally funded, research program that aligns with current research interests within the department and other allied research centers.

Candidate Qualifications

Candidates should possess a PhD, an MD-PhD, or an equivalent degree, and have relevant postdoctoral training. A demonstrated record of peer-reviewed publications, and extramural research funding, especially from the NIH, is also required. Successful candidates will be visionary, collegial, and highly motivated experts in their field. Evidence of participation in multidisciplinary research teams, including between basic, clinical, and translational disciplines is preferred. The ideal candidate is expected to have a strong commitment to graduate and medical education.

Responsibilities: The primary duties of the successful candidate will be to

• Develop or maintain an extramurally funded research program
• Participate in teaching medical and graduate students.
• Participate in service activities of the school (e.g. service on committees)

Medical College of Wisconsin |mcw.edu

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has approximately 1,600 full-time and part-time faculty. MCW has a long and illustrious history in translational immunology research. Immunology, Inflammation, Cardiovascular, and Cancer research are key strategic priorities at MCW. The Medical Collegeoffersmedical, master’s,doctorates,masterofpublic healthand masterofartdegrees. The Medical College works with national and international medical specialty societies and community hospitals to accredit approximately 200 continuing medical education activities annually for physicians and other health professionals.

The Department of Microbiology & Immunology

The Department of Microbiology & Immunology (M&I) has an ambitious plan of growth and expansion. The department is the virtual hub of immunology research at MCW, providing leadership, knowledge, support, and resources to investigators and clinicians at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Froedtert Hospital, Children’s Hospital, and the Blood Research Institute of Wisconsin. The department is comprised of more than 30 research faculty and 30 graduate students. Research interests within the department include viral and bacterial pathogenesis, inflammation and immunology, enzymology and metabolism, microbiome and bioinformatics, signal transduction, and gene expression.

The successful candidate will join a highly collaborative community that offers outstanding resources and includes faculty in the Department of Microbiology & Immunology, the Center for Infectious Disease Research, the Center for Microbiome Study, the Blood Research Institute, and the Cancer Center.  Additional Resources include an Electron Microscopy core, state of the art animal BSL-2 and BSL-3 facilities, and a germ-free animal facility.  Successful candidates will teach in the medical and graduate schools. 


Milwaukee is located in the southeast corner of Wisconsin and is a wonderful community that has the advantage of an urban, metropolitan city without the stress or cost. Milwaukee has affordable housing of all types, excellent public and parochial schools and minimal traffic. Neighborhoods are known for variety and culture.

Position Requirements:
As above

About MCW
The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is one of the largest healthcare employers in Wisconsin. We are a distinguished leader and innovator in the education and development of the next generation of physicians, scientists, pharmacists and health professionals; we discover and translate new knowledge in the biomedical and health sciences; we provide cutting-edge, collaborative patient care of the highest quality; and we improve the health of the communities we serve.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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