Assistant Professor

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Position Title Assistant Professor
Posting Number F1700088
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Appointment Term Term
Position Type UUP Faculty

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Position Summary

The Department of Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (UB), Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo is actively recruiting a faculty member to join the Division of Infectious Diseases. Qualified MD or MD/PhD candidates must have completed an approved Pediatric Infectious Diseases fellowship program and be board certified/board eligible. Candidates will be eligible for a faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor level.

The candidate may elect to take a physician-scientist track or a physician-teaching track. For physician-scientists, the division offers outstanding research facilities and dedicated mentorship from world-renowned scientists working on translational research on gastrointestinal infections and enteric vaccine development and basic science research on B lymphocyte responses focused in HIV and Kawasaki disease. UB Clinical and Translational Research Center (CTRC), supported by NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA), hosts a vibrant number of graduate school-supported programs and world-class proteomics and structural biology programs. The physician-teacher candidate will receive mentorship from the Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics and the Pediatric Education office. The selected candidate will be encouraged to actively participate in the leadership of our recently approved Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship program.

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo has recently received the CTSA award and is building a new downtown medical school on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus (BNMC) scheduled to open fall 2017. The BNMC is a consortium of the region’s premier health care, life sciences research and medical institutions, all located on 120 acres in downtown Buffalo. It is dedicated to the cultivation of a world-class medical campus for clinical care, research, education and entrepreneurship. Premier clinical and research facilities including Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI), the new Gates Vascular Institute (GVI) and Clinical Translational Research Center (CTRC), and Buffalo General Medical Center (BGMC) are all located on the medical campus. UB Health Institute for Informatics and the NYS Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences are also located on the campus.. To learn more, please visit

The new John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital, scheduled to open November 2017 on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus with 12 floors and 183 beds, is the innovator and provider of the highest quality women and children’s health care in Western New York and beyond. For more information about the new hospital please visit

The city of Buffalo and surrounding area are large enough to offer plenty to a diverse population of over one million residents; however, it brims over with small-town warmth and friendliness. You will immediately be captivated by Buffalo’s beauty, heritage and welcoming environment. To discover more about how much this region has to offer, please visit

The position offers excellent benefits. UB is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and recruiter. Interested candidates for the Department of pediatrics may apply online at:

Minimum Qualifications

Qualified MD or MD/PhD candidates must have completed an approved Pediatric Infectious Diseases fellowship program and be board certified/board eligible.

Preferred Qualifications

Actively engaged in clinical or basic research and experienced in teaching fellows, residents and medical students.

Physical Demands
FTE 0.10
Campus Women and Children's Hospital
Special Instructions to Applicants

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Contact Information

Contact's Name Karen Anderson
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Contact's Phone 716-878-7300

Posting Dates

Posted 05/09/2017
Deadline for Applicants Open Until Filled
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