The Division of Infectious Disease in the Department of Pediatrics in the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern california
at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles is recruiting a tenure track faculty position at the Professor level that offers opportunities for research.
The successful candidate should have significant research expertise in microbial pathogenesis. The candidate should have published extensively in the field of bacterial pathogenesis of brain infections in outstanding journals, and be a recognized leader in the field. We seek candidates with a clear funding track record and ongoing extramural support, including NIH grants, and should have a multidisciplinary approach, which includes the development of therapeutic strategies for neonatal brain infections. Research currently ongoing includes molecular biology and signaling in neonatal meningitis, breast milk transmission of HIV/AIDS, Kawasaki syndrome, School based immunization programs and the diagnosis and management of infections in transplant recipients and other immunocompromised patients, including several therapeutic clinical trials. Additional expectations include a commitment to the education of professional and graduate students, and support of the research infrastructure and the strategic plans of USC, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles and the Saban Research Institute.
Salary will be commensurate with experience and academic qualifications. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2011.
Applicants should email a copy of their CV, statement of research interests, and 3 references to , marked to the attention of the search committee chair Jill Hoffman, MD, Division Head, Division of Infectious Diseases.
The University of Southern California and Childrens Hospital Los Angeles are AA/EO Employers.