Research Associate Professor or Research Professor, Allergy & Infectious Disease (Vaccine/Adjuvant)

Washington, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Dec 01, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (AID) in the Department of Medicine at the University of Washington (UW) is seeking applicants for a full-time faculty position. This position will be at the Research Professor or Associate Professor level, without tenure for reasons of funding (WOT) and will have research responsibilities. This position will have an annual service period of 12 months [July 1-June 30] and is anticipated to start in March 2021.

Duties of this position will include publishing in the field of translational research involving formulation of vaccines and adjuvants for clinical use in global health settings. Specific areas of focus will include 1) advancement of formulations suitable for alternative routes of delivery to enhance mucosal immunity, 2) enhancing vaccine formulation thermostability, and 3) application of formulation science to enable vaccine development against neglected infectious disease indications as well as pandemic preparedness. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.


Applicants must hold a PhD in Infectious Diseases or a related field (or foreign equivalent), and have evidence of publications, research grant funding, and excellent verbal and written skills. The successful candidate must demonstrate documented expertise in formulation platforms and adjuvants to support vaccine and drug development efforts.

Application Instructions

Please apply through the University of Washington's Interfolio portal at

Candidates will be asked to provide a CV, and a detailed letter of interest/cover letter addressed to the search chair, Dr. Conrad Liles and contact information for three referees from whom we can solicit letters of reference. For any questions, please contact Human Resources Manager, Danielle Julien Trice at 


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

Commitment to Diversity

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint ( Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (

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