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Fordham University
New York, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Nov 4, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Applications are invited for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the Department of Biological Sciences, Fordham University at the Rose Hill campus in the Bronx, NY beginning Fall 2022. The successful applicant will have research experience in cell-molecular immunology/virology with preference given to candidates whose research interests focus on coronaviruses and inflammatory processes. The recruit will have substantial research skills and an excellent publication record. Commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring is required. The recruit will be expected to cover the area of immunology/virology in research and teaching. They will be expected to establish a vibrant research program supported by external grants that offers opportunities for mentored research by undergraduate and graduate students. The successful applicant will join a well-equipped department and highly collaborative research community.


Applications should be submitted electronically via INTERFOLIO ( and should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae with contact information for three references, research and teaching statements and three reprints. Address the cover letter to Dr. Silvia C. Finnemann, Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Biological Sciences, Fordham University, Bronx, NY 10458. Applications should be received by Dec. 20, 2021 for full consideration. Review of applications will begin immediately.


Fordham University is proud to be one of only 13 institutions specifically designated in Ambassador Luce’s bequest to receive funding in perpetuity to support women in STEM; this support includes opportunities for Fordham students as well as funding for a Clare Boothe Luce Professorship. The finalist for this position may also be eligible for further consideration for a Clare Boothe Luce Professorship for beginning tenure-track faculty.


Fordham is an independent, Catholic University in the Jesuit tradition committed to excellence through diversity. Fordham is an equal opportunity employer, and we especially encourage women, people of color, veterans and people with disabilities to apply.


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