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Assistant/Associate Professor - Position 3-309-858

We seek a full-time faculty member to join our rapidly expanding, multidisciplinary vaccine research program. The CVD is a well-funded research enterprise that encompasses the full range of vaccinology, with highly successful programs in vaccine-preventable disease epidemiology and pathogenesis, vaccine immunology, vaccine development, clinical trials, and population-based field studies. The CVD resides within a newly-created Institute for Global Health, with fully equipped clinical, laboratory and in-patient and outpatient challenge facilities in Baltimore, MD as well as international field sites in Mali, Malawi, Myanmar, Chile and elsewhere.

This opening provides the exciting opportunity to join a collaborative and accomplished research team to design, execute and lead clinical trials of vaccines and therapeutics at domestic and international sites. The integration of clinical research scientists with epidemiologists and basic scientists provides a rich environment to expand or develop an independent research program in vaccinology. The faculty appointment will be at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, non-tenure track, commensurate with experience and based on guidelines for faculty appointment at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. This is a full-time faculty position, based in Baltimore.

Qualifications:

  • MD or DO degree or equivalent
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • At least 5 years of experience in internal medicine
  • Experience conducting clinical trials of vaccines and therapeutics at domestic and international sites

Preferred Characteristics:

  • Subspecialty training in infectious diseases,  or another subspecialty with strong interest in infectious diseases
  • MPH or MSc in clinical trials, or equivalent experience
  • Track record of success in obtaining research funding
  • Experience and training in vaccinology
  • Experience navigating regulatory requirements for clinical trials at domestic and international sites
  • Experience in conducting research in international settings

Research Associate - Center for Vaccine Development, Institute for Global Health - Position 3-309-910

The Institute for Global Health’s, Center for Vaccine Development (CVD) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine is recruiting for a Research Associate to join their rapidly expanding, multidisciplinary vaccine research program.   The CVD is a well-funded research enterprise that encompasses the full range of vaccinology, with highly successful programs in vaccine-preventable disease epidemiology and pathogenesis, vaccine immunology, vaccine development, clinical trials, and population-based field studies.   

This opening provides the exciting opportunity for an epidemiologist to join a collaborative and accomplished research team to understand the most effective and efficient strategies for control of vaccine-preventable diseases.  This will include re-analysis of data from clinical trials and field studies to better understand the waning of vaccine effectiveness, and the utility of booster doses, schedule changes, or combination vaccines to optimize vaccine performance.  The integration of clinical research scientists with epidemiologists and basic scientists provides a rich environment to expand or develop an independent research program in vaccinology.   The faculty appointment will be at the rank of Research Associate, non-tenure track, commensurate with experience and based on guidelines for faculty appointment at the University of Maryland, School of Medicine. This is a full-time faculty position, based in Baltimore.

QUALIFICATIONS:
•    Ph.D. degree in epidemiology or equivalent
•    At least 2 years of experience in vaccine-related research

PREFERRED CHARACTERISTICS:
•    Strong statistical/programming skills
•    Track record of publishing in the field of vaccinology
•    Experience in conducting research in international settings


How to Apply

Faculty rank and tenure status for all positions is commensurate with candidate’s qualifications and experience. Excellent salary/benefits package available. Qualified candidates should apply by e-mail by sending CV and names of 4 references c/o Academic Programs Office (facultypostings@medicine.umaryland.edu)

The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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