Cluster Hire: Health Equity, Neuroscience or Immunology/Infectious Disease

  • UMass Chan Medical School
  • Worcester, MA, USA
  • Nov 14, 2021
Full time Biotech Education Research Science

Job Description

The University of Massachusetts Chan School of Medicine (UMass Chan) is seeking applicants for a tenure track faculty cluster hire at the assistant or early associate professor level. This faculty cluster will support our institutional mission to advance the health and wellness of our diverse communities in Massachusetts and across the world by leading and innovating in education, research, health care delivery, and public service in accordance with our strategic plan  (IMPACT 2025).

We are especially eager to consider applicants who support and elevate the UMass Chan commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and who foster an environment of inclusive collaborative excellence, and we will implement an applicant evaluation process designed to mitigate bias. The cohort will receive structured mentorship, sponsorship through a career advancement program, access to state-of-the-art facilities, and an enhanced start-up package. 

Successful applicants will be part of an interdisciplinary life sciences bench to community faculty cohort in the broad areas of Neuroscience, Health Equity or Immunology/Infectious Disease.

 Academic appointments may include one or more of the following departments: Biochemistry and Molecular Biotechnology, Bioinformatics and Integrative Biology, Dermatology, Family Medicine and Community Health, Medicine, Neurobiology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Population and Quantitative Health Sciences, Program in Molecular Medicine, and Psychiatry.  Affiliated programs and institutes include the NeuroNexus Institute, the Autoimmune Therapeutics Institute, the Institute for Drug Resistance and the newly formed Health Equity Collaborative.

UMass Chan is a world-class research institution with outstanding facilities. One of the fastest-growing health sciences research institutions in the US, it ranks 21st out of the nation’s 140 medical schools in the National Institutes of Health Blue Ridge, #2 in New England, and 8th among public medical schools in the US.  UMass Chan is located in Worcester, MA, the second largest city in New England, with easy access to Boston, New York City, Providence and the region’s richly diverse cultural, academic, and civic offerings.

Please see the job posting on Academic Jobs on-line for a full description of the application requirements: