Section Head and Senior Investigator in Immunology Research – Boston, Massachusetts (US)

UNITED STATES
Posted 9 months ago

Joslin Diabetes Center

Senior Position in Immunology Research

Relevant to Type 1 Diabetes

Joslin Diabetes Center is recruiting a distinguished senior-level scientist in the field of immunology relevant to type 1 diabetes with vision, leadership skills, and a track record of mentorship. The successful candidate will serve as Section Head and Senior Investigator in the Research Division at Joslin Diabetes Center and be nominated for an appointment as Professor of Medicine and Immunology in the Immunobiology Program at Harvard Medical School (HMS). We seek candidates whose experience, teaching, research or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

The Joslin Diabetes Center and Department of Immunobiology Program faculty focus on a broad array of scientific areas in basic and translational immunology significantly relevant to type 1 diabetes, including mechanisms of action of suppressive immune cell types, therapeutic strategies to modulate the immune system, dendritic cell biology, transplantation immunology and the development and translation of novel adoptive T cell therapies, including CAR-T cells.

Candidates must hold a M.D., and/or Ph.D., qualify for a faculty appointment as Senior Member/Full Professor. Applicants should have impactful scholarship, an established stature in the field of immunobiology and type 1 diabetes, extramural funding and a creative profile of innovative research programs that would complement high-profile research conducted by Joslin and departmental faculty and possess demonstrated leadership and administrative skills.  The generous recruitment package includes an endowed chair, a highly competitive salary, ample lab and animal space, a laboratory start-up fund, a stimulating and highly collegial environment and the opportunity to hire new junior faculty. Joslin is affiliated with the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and HMS.

Qualified applicants should attach a cover letter, their Curriculum Vitae, a synopsis of their past, current, and proposed future research programs, especially a vision for future research relevant to type 1 diabetes (2-4 pages), statement of teaching/mentoring and contributions to diversity (1 page), and include the names of three individuals who could provide letters. Applications should be sent to Kimberly Monaco at Recruitment@joslin.harvard.edu . Review of applications will begin immediately.

Questions regarding the position should be directed to Prof. Rohit N. Kulkarni, Senior Investigator, Joslin Diabetes Center and Professor of Medicine, HMS Recruitment@joslin.harvard.edu

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.  Joslin seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

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