University of South Alabama

Faculty Position in Immunology


The Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of South Alabama invites applications for a faculty position in Immunology at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor. We seek candidates studying host defense mechanisms against microbial pathogens, although outstanding candidates with research interests in other areas of immunology are also encouraged to apply. The successful candidate must hold a PhD, MD, MD/PhD, or DVM/PhD degree and have a strong record of research productivity. Participation in medical and graduate education is expected. The Department has active research programs focused on autoimmune disease and on host-pathogen interactions of fungal and intracellular, select agent bacterial pathogens. In addition to renovated laboratory space in the Medical Sciences Building, the Department includes a new BSL2/BSL3/ABSL3 laboratory building, the Laboratory of Infectious Diseases. This facility provides contiguous office, meeting, and dedicated lab space incorporating state-of-the-art biosafety and biosecurity features. Interdisciplinary interactions with basic, translational, and clinical investigators in the College of Medicine, the Center for Lung Biology and the Mitchell Cancer Institute are encouraged. For additional information about the Department, visit


Please submit a curriculum vitae, a description of current and future research plans, and the names and contact information of three references to David O. Wood, PhD, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, 5851 USA Drive North, Room 2102, Mobile, Alabama 36688-0002. Application materials are best sent via email to The position will remain open until filled.


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