Associate/Full Professor in Immunology, Inflammation, Infection and Transplantation
University of California Los Angeles Basic Biomedical Sciences
United States

MIMG/I3T 2021-22

Job #JPF06809

Position overview

Position title:Assistant, Associate, or full Professor

Application Window

Open date: October 12th, 2021

Next review date: Sunday, Nov 14, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Dec 17, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

Faculty Position in David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

The Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics ( in collaboration with The Immunology, Inflammation, Infection and Transplantation (I3T) Research Theme at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine ( is searching for a tenure-track Professor. Preference will be given to applicants at the Assistant Professor level, but exceptional candidates at Associate or Full Professor will receive full consideration.

We are seeking applications from candidates in all areas of microbiology and immunology. Candidates with expertise in bacterial pathogenesis and the microbiome & disease are particularly encouraged to apply. We highly encourage applications from women and underrepresented minorities and physician-scientists with a commitment to teaching and mentoring a diverse and inclusive population of young scientists. The successful candidate may have a joint appointment in a clinical department.

Candidates must have a PhD, MD or equivalent degree and a research track record that supports an independent research program and complements ongoing research at the institution. The primary criteria for selection will be excellence and creativity in research and scholarship. Excellence in teaching, the ability to obtain extramural grant funding, a demonstrated commitment to equity, and diversity inclusion, as well as strong oral and written communication skills will also be considered.

The UCLA microbiology & immunology community has a strong commitment to interdisciplinary research and collaboration, including with faculty in The Broad Stem Cell Research Center (, The California NanoSystems Institute (, The UCLA Comprehensive Cancer Center ( and The UCLA AIDS Institute (

The University of California is committed to excellence and equity in every facet of its mission. Contributions in all areas of faculty achievement that promote equal opportunity and diversity will be given due recognition in the academic personnel process, and they will be evaluated and credited in the same way as other faculty achievements.

Cultural North Star. The shared values of the DGSOM are expressed in the Cultural North Star, which was developed by members of our community and affirms our unswerving commitment to doing what’s right, making things better, and being kind. These are the standards to which we hold ourselves, and one another. Please read more about this important DGSOM program at

To apply: submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a statement of research interests and goals, a teaching statement, a statement of contributions to equity, diversity and inclusion, and links to one or two manuscripts or articles representing your most important work online through Review of applications will begin on November 14, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Any inquiries about the position and nominations of potential candidates should be sent to the search committee chair: Professor Patricia Johnson (



Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

PhD, MD, or equivalent degree

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Research
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.
  • Most Important Works - Links to one or two manuscripts or articles representing your most important work, to be submitted online.
Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required

Please submit at least three letters of recommendation

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Campus Information

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA

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