Assistant Professor

The Catholic University of America in District of Columbia

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted February 6, 2017
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time




The Department of Biology at The Catholic University of America seeks to fill a tenure-track position at the level of ASSISTANT PROFESSOR in the areas including, but not limited to, Immunology with potential to integrate basic and translational research to solve problems in infectious disease, clinical medicine, or biotechnology. The successful candidate will join a collegial, research-oriented, Department of Biology that offers undergraduate and graduate (M.S. and Ph.D.) programs, and will have a joint appointment with the Institute for Human Ecology. The new faculty member is expected to pursue an extramurally-funded research program and teach undergraduate and graduate courses. Information about the Department and faculty research interests can be found at: The candidate must also contribute to our newly established Institute for Human Ecology which promotes an integrated understanding of human beings in their relationships with one another, with society, and with the natural world in the light of both reason and faith. The Institute is dedicated to rigorous multi-disciplinary academic research and public outreach at the intersection of Catholic social teaching, environmental stewardship, and economic development. Please email or mail CV, statement of research and teaching interests, and three letters of reference to: Dr. Venigalla Rao, Chair of Search Committee, 103 MCW, Department of Biology, The Catholic University of America, 620 Michigan Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20064;

The Catholic University of America is the national university of the Catholic Church and was founded as a center of research and scholarship. It is classified as a Carnegie national research university with high research activity. We seek candidates who, regardless of their religious affiliation, understand and will make a significant contribution to the university’s mission and goals. CUA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


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