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Faculty position in Microbiology/Infectious Disease at Tufts University
Tufts University

Date Posted Sep. 11, 2018
Title Faculty position in Microbiology/Infectious Disease at Tufts University
University Tufts University
North Grafton, MA, United States
Department Infectious Disease & Global Health
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immdiately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Molecular Biosciences/Microbiology
    Veterinary Medicine - General

Faculty position in Microbiology/Infectious Disease at Tufts University

Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University invites applications from experienced individuals to join the Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health (IDGH), with programs in infectious disease and international health, wildlife and conservation medicine.

The ideal candidate will have a DVM and/or PhD degree with substantial expertise and interest in teaching/directing the microbiology/infectious disease DVM degree course and participating in other graduate degree courses taught on campus. Applicants must have an established scientific research record and demonstrated grant-writing skills. Appointments will be considered at the assistant to full professor level, depending on experience and research record.

The candidate will help promote a team approach to problem solving through scientific research, teaching and service as a part of a strong faculty core in infectious disease with research interests spanning bacterial, viral, and parasite medicine in both animals and humans. Responsibilities will include teaching core and elective courses at the professional and graduate level; supervising, training and mentoring students; serving on faculty committees; and contributing to community service initiatives. Salary is commensurate with experience and includes a benefits package.

Specialized facilities available include the New England Regional Biosafety Laboratory, a BSL-3 biocontainment/Select Agent research space (

Please submit a letter of application stating your professional experience and goals along with your CV and 4 professional contact references electronically via Interfolio at . Questions about the position can be directed to Dr Saul Tzipori (

  • Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617.627.3298 or at Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at

    Tufts University shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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Contact Information

  • Saul Tzipori
    Infectious Disease & Global Health
    Tufts University
    200 Westboro Road
    North Grafton, MA 01540


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