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Faculty Job at Vaccine Immunotherapy Center

Faculty Job at Vaccine Immunotherapy Center, Wistar Institute. Interested Candidate Can Apply For This Position

Faculty Job at Vaccine Immunotherapy Center
 Faculty Job at Vaccine Immunotherapy Center



Wistar Institute


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (US)


Commensurate with education and experience.

Position Type

Full Time

Job Type


Organization Type


Closing date

8 July 2023

The Wistar Institute is seeking outstanding candidates for a faculty position in the Wistar Vaccine and Immunotherapy Center. Areas of particularly high interest include a focus on antimicrobial resistance, emerging infectious disease pathogens, and immune approaches to chronic infectious disease. Candidates with a research focus using novel tools and approaches for target identification/validation, pathogenesis, approaches in novel animal models, in vivo screening systems, CRISPR-CAS/editing, single cell and immune profiling approaches are encouraged to apply.  

Applicants qualified for an Assistant or Associate Professor appointment who have established a strong publication track record and a trajectory toward independent research supported by extramural funding are of high priority.  The successful candidate will be expected to pursue an extramurally-funded competitive research program with a primary focus on basic and/or translational studies in the context of Vaccine and Immune therapy.  

The Wistar Institute is an exceptional institute for advancing a career in research.  It is among the most accomplished national institutes in the area of translational vaccine/biologic research. The Wistar Institute is the nation’s first independent biomedical research Institute with long-standing NCI Cancer Center designation. It has a strong technology transfer focus for biomedical research and ranks fifth in the nation for royalties from intellectual property. The Institute offers a highly competitive start-up package in addition to an outstanding and interactive collaborative research environment.

The Institute offers a state-of-the-art vivarium and access to outstanding core facilities in proteomics and metabolomics, genomics, microscopy, high-throughput molecular screening, special transcriptomics, medicinal chemistry, bioinformatics, and flow cytometry, among others. The Institute’s location adjacent to the campuses of the University of Pennsylvania, Children’s Hospital, and Drexel University, provides for a wonderful work and living environment for vigorous academic and clinical collaborations.  Wistar is a very attractive destination for training opportunities for undergraduate, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

Applications will be reviewed as received and will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure timely consideration, we are reviewing applications using a rolling format. The application should include: a curriculum vitae, a summary of past and future research interests (no more than 3 pages), and history of accomplishments, talks and research funding support (as applicable). Applications (submitted as a single PDF) should be sent by e-mail to: Maria Colelli, Faculty Search Coordinator, (, The Wistar Institute, 3601 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

For more information about The Wistar Institute please visit our website 

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