Open Rank Faculty Positions in Global Infectious Disease Research - Center for Global Health and Diseases, Department of Pathology

The Center for Global Health and Diseases (CGHD) in the Department of Pathology at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) is recruiting Assistant, Associate, or Professor faculty to expand its clinical research programs. Applications are encouraged from physician-scientists and PhD scientists whose research involves international patient cohorts, international field work and immunity and pathogenesis of infectious disease. These positions will be supported by substantial start-up packages. The CGHD has clinical and translational research programs in adult and pediatric infectious disease (including malaria, schistosomiasis, filariasis and onchocerciasis, SARS-CoV2, Influenza, HIV, HPV, the microbiome and bacterial pathogens) with domestic and international partnerships in Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. The CGHD and Department of Pathology together support research from basic immunology to international clinical trials, an Immunology Training Program, and multiple NIH training grants. Annual research funding in immunology and infectious diseases exceeds $100M across CWRU and affiliates. The Pathology Department is ranked in the top 10-13 nationally for NIH funding. Other assets include the Tuberculosis Research Unit, Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine, Department of Molecular Biology and Microbiology, and programs at our 4 affiliated medical centers: University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Cleveland Clinic, MetroHealth Medical Center and Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center. CWRU values interdisciplinary thinking, creative collaboration and entrepreneurship. CWRU supports the importance of diversity within its faculty and staff, both in terms of gender and underrepresented minorities.

CWRU is located in University Circle in Cleveland, Ohio, a hub for art, culture, and sports with a low cost of living and outstanding schools, making it ideal for family life. University Circle houses the world-famous Cleveland Orchestra, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Cleveland Museum of Natural History and the Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum. Cleveland is home to Major League baseball, football and basketball teams and is surrounded by a ring of parks and Lake Erie, ideal locations for hiking, sailing and other outdoor activities. Cleveland is home to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, a stunning lakeshore building designed by I.M. Pei (

Candidates for Assistant Professor should have a demonstrated record of research success with substantial potential to obtain external funding. Candidates for Associate/full Professor should have robust funded research programs, national/international reputations and skills to be effective mentors and leaders. Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, statement of research interests, diversity and equity statement, and names of 3 referees in a single pdf file to The diversity and equity statement (approximately 1/2 page) should explain how their research, teaching, and/or service have contributed to diversity, equity and inclusion within their scholarly field(s) and/or how their individual and/or collaborative efforts have promoted structural justice inside and outside institutions of higher learning. This statement should reflect on how the candidate’s continued efforts will foster a culture of diversity, pluralism, and individual difference at CWRU into the future.

In employment and education, CWRU is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

As our society grapples with the history, legacy and persistence of entrenched racism and its impact on communities of color, we reaffirm our mission to expand opportunities for underrepresented groups; to provide a multifaceted education for our students; foster a culture of diversity, pluralism and recognition of individual difference; and realize our ideals within the university and in the larger world.

Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity at 216-368-3066 or to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.