National Jewish Health is conducting a search for a new faculty member at the associate professor level in the Department of Biomedical Research. Exceptional candidates at the assistant professor level will be considered. Candidates with a background in translational or basic immunology are encouraged to apply. Opportunities to interface with clinical programs are available.
The ideal candidate will:
Have a Ph.D. or M.D. degree, or both, along with substantial postdoctoral training
Have a strong publication record, with current grant support
Carry out innovative basic or translational research
Participate in the training of graduate and medical students
Maintain an extramurally funded research program with national recognition
National Jewish Health
Located in the heart of Denver, Colorado in the beautiful Rocky Mountains National Jewish Health has been the center of research in immunology in the Denver area for many years and has long specialized in the treatment of lung diseases. National Jewish Health is known worldwide for treatment of patients with respiratory, cardiac, gastroenterological, immune and related disorders, and for groundbreaking medical research. Founded in 1899 as a nonprofit hospital, National Jewish Health remains the only facility in the world dedicated exclusively to these disorders and has ranked as the number one or number two hospital in pulmonology on the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals list ever since pulmonology was included in the rankings.
Department of Biomedical Research
The Department of Biomedical Research, Chaired by Dr. Philippa Marrack, offers a highly interactive, collegial and exciting research environment with world-renowned programs in T and B cell biology, signal transduction, innate immunity, and autoimmunity. The Department is closely affiliated with the Center for Genes, Environment, and Health at NJH and the Department of Immunology and Microbiology, located nearby on the University of Colorado-Anschutz Campus. Our assets include excellent core facilities in flow cytometry, microscopy (including live imaging), lipidomics, genomics, and genetics, as well as an outstanding animal facility and mouse genetics core facility. At NJH, unparalleled opportunities exist for collaboration with physician scientists whose interests lie in asthma, allergy, lung cancer, infectious disease and COPD, as well as other aspects of pulmonary medicine. A program of human genetics and genomics, with associated human biobank, facilitates translational research.
Living in Denver
Denver has it all - distinctive neighborhoods, great schools, unsurpassed sporting and recreational opportunities, outstanding attractions, world-class dinning and shopping, and premier arts and culture - plus 300 days of sunshine per year.
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