The Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine seek new investigators to join the Section of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine. Successful candidates must qualify for a faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Medicine. Applicants must have an MD, PhD or equivalent degree and have the ability to lead an independent research program in basic, translational or clinical research. Areas of focus include but are not limited to immunology, the microbiome, and antibiotic resistance. Physician scientists must also be board eligible in Infectious Diseases (certification is preferred), and have demonstrated excellence in patient care and teaching.
The Boston Medical Center Infectious Diseases Section oversees the largest HIV/AIDS program in New England and one of the largest STD practices in Massachusetts, provides diagnostic and clinical care for diseases incurred through international travel and migration, and sees a broad spectrum of infections in patients with opioid-use disorders and with many comorbid and immunocompromising conditions.
Our section offers research strengths that include HIV pathology, innate and adaptive immunology; bacterial pathogenesis; emerging infections, tuberculosis and global health; epidemiology, health services and outcomes research. Numerous faculty have joint appointments in the School of Public Health or the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratory and we are part of the Providence/Boston Center for AIDS Research (CFAR). Boston University Medical Campus has state of the art core research facilities. Resources will be made available to assure the success of the candidate’s research program.
Applicants should email their CV and a brief narrative of their research background and plans to Colleen Grenier, Administrative Director, Section of Infectious Diseases at [email protected]. We will begin review of applications January 15, 2020.