Open Rank Faculty Positions in Immunology - Department of Pathology

The Department of Pathology at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) is recruiting new faculty to expand its vibrant immunology research portfolio.  Applications are encouraged from physician-scientists and PhD scientists with research programs in immunology, including lymphocyte biology, cancer immunology, immunotherapy, autoimmune and inflammatory disorders, immunity to infection, epigenetic regulation of immune responses, leukocyte function, and other areas of innate and adaptive immunity and host defense. The positions will be supported by substantial start-up packages and the opportunity to participate in the Immunology Training Program, an inter-institutional program centered in the Department of Pathology. In addition, together with the Center for Global Health and Diseases (CGHD) in the department, the Department of Pathology support research from basic immunology to international clinical trials and NIH training grants in global health/infectious diseases. Other institutional strengths include the CWRU Center for AIDS Research, the Tuberculosis Research Unit, the Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine, the Department of Molecular Biology and Microbiology, and the Wesley Center of Immunotherapy at the University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center. Annual research funding in immunology and infectious diseases exceeds $100M across CWRU and affiliates, and the Pathology Department is consistently ranked in the top 10-13 for NIH funding. 

CWRU is located in Cleveland Ohio, a central Midwestern hub for art, culture, and sports that boasts a low cost of living and outstanding schools (Link to Cleveland area: The CWRU School of Medicine academic partner of 4 nationally and internationally renowned 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 entrepreneurial ideas. It also believes strongly in the importance of diversity within its faculty, staff, and students.

Candidates at the Assistant Professor level should have a demonstrated record of success in multiple venues with substantial potential to obtain external funding. Candidates at the Associate or Full Professor levels should have robust and active research programs and demonstrable national or international reputations, respectively. Associate and Full Professor candidates should also be effective mentors and leaders.

Interested candidates should forward a cover letter, CV, statement of research interests, a diversity and equity statement (see below), and names of 3 referees in a single pdf file to: Diversity and equity statement: Applicants are asked to submit a statement (approximately 1/2 page) explaining 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 also reflect on the ways in which the candidate’s continued efforts will foster a culture of diversity, pluralism, and individual difference at Case Western Reserve University into the future. 

Case Western Reserve University strives to maintain a diverse and inclusive work environment. All applicants are protected under Federal law from discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age and genetics.

Case Western Reserve 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 by phone at 216.368.3066 or by email at Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.