Associate or Full Professor of Empire Innovation

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Department: Microbiology & Immunology
Employer: State of New York
Payroll Title: Associate Professor HS, NSC4
Bargaining Unit: UUP (State University Professional Services Unit)
Work type: Full-time
Location: Syracuse
Categories: Physician, Faculty & Librarians

Job Summary: SUNY Upstate Medical University (UMU), in collaboration with SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF), seeks internationally recognized experts in vector-borne diseases and infectious disease ecology, broadly defined, to apply for an Associate or Full Professor of Empire Innovation position (Commensurate of the experience of the Empire Innovation Program (EIP) faculty per decision of campus leadership) as part of the New York State Empire Innovation Scholar Program. The program and positions aims to expand the ranks of world-class faculty within the SUNY system. EIP positions are highly prized and very competitive; as such, EIP faculty enjoy special distinction within the SUNY system and are largely free of teaching responsibilities in order to accelerate their research.
The successful candidates will join a growing team of collaborative and interdisciplinary researchers in Central New York in the expansion of a new Center for Environmental Health and Medicine, a SUNY-funded collaboration between ESF and UMU organizationally within the UMU Institute for Global Health and Translational Sciences (IGHTS). Utilizing the expertise of the successful candidate the Center will be able to leverage the robust facilities, faculty expertise, and platforms for research on a local and global scale to address the greatest challenges to environmental and human health. Linking local and global surveillance and research efforts will provide a unique opportunity for students, fellows and faculty. More information about the Center can be found here: www.sunycehm.org.
These positions offer highly competitive hard-money state-line salaries and a generous start-up package supplemented by contributions from the New York State Empire Innovation fund. The faculty member will also have access to the unique, integrated clinical-basic science research environment at UMU and the robust research facilities at ESF and its affiliated field locations including opportunities for engagement with students at all levels from undergraduate to doctoral level.
Minimum Qualifications:

MD, PhD, DVM or equivalent terminal degree

Preferred Qualifications:

The ideal candidate should have an established research program focused on the complex relationship between the environment and human health, currently funded through competitive extramural sources that are R01 or R01-equivalent.

Work Days:

Monday - Friday, possible weekends

Salary Range/Pay Rate:

 DOQ

Message to Applicants:  Please submit CV and cover letter with application.
Recruitment  Office:  Stacy Mehlek, Faculty Affairs & Faculty Development
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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability.

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