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Assistant Professor - Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health (3-309-1074) 

The Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health within the University of Maryland School of Medicine is recruiting for additional full-time faculty. Candidates should have an interest in malaria, diarrheal diseases, respiratory diseases or other global infectious diseases research and have external funding to support their research activities.

Expected faculty rank for all positions is Assistant Professor, non-tenure track or higher, however, final rank, tenure status and salary will be commensurate with candidate’s qualifications and experience based on guidelines for faculty appointment at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. The applicant will be expected to obtain a primary appointment in the Department of Pediatrics or Department of Medicine.

The successful candidate will have experience conducting clinical, translational and/or epidemiological research, evidence of productivity as demonstrated by publication of completed projects and be interested in pursuing a career in scientific research. The Candidate will engage in collaborative research that draws upon the expertise of scientists from the Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health, the Department of Pediatrics, Medicine, Epidemiology and Public Health and the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, affiliated international sites, and other strategic partnerships. 


  • MD or PhD degree or equivalent
  • Completed post-doctoral training with a focus on infectious disease research
  • Demonstrated ability to work in an interdisciplinary and/or multi-cultural research setting
  • Current research funding


  • Subspecialty or post-doctoral training in infectious diseases epidemiology, or a strong interest in infectious diseases epidemiology
  • A publication record in this or a related field
  • Formal training in research for applicants with an MD degree (e.g., MPH, MHS, MSc)
  • Experience conducting research studies low resource international settings.
  • Expertise in study design and implementation
  • Capacity to coordinate a broad range of research activities.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Active funded career development award (NIH K award or equivalent)

How to Apply:

When applying, please submit a cover letter and a current CV including names and contact information of three references.  Though not required, you are invited to include a perspective statement on equity, diversity, inclusion and civility.  Qualified applicants must apply online using the following link:

Expected faculty rank for all positions is Assistant Professor or higher, however, final rank, tenure status and salary will be commensurate with candidate’s qualifications and experience. We are proud to offer a competitive salary, medical/dental benefits, disability plans, retirement plans, and more.  UMB was ranked 13th in ‘Forbes’ 2021 America’s Best Large Employers Survey!  The Baltimore-Washington DC area is a highly desirable area to live in with good school systems and outstanding entertainment and recreational opportunities - all within driving distance.  

UMB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.    We value diversity and how it enriches our academic and scientific community and strive toward cultivating an inclusive environment that supports all employees.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for a disability, for any part of the recruitment process, please contact us at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

For additional questions regarding any other issues (after application at the link in the job description), please email and cite specific position number of interest in your correspondence.