Career Opportunities


Assistant, Associate, or Professor level

The Center for Global Health and Diseases (CGHD) and Department of Pathology is recruiting new faculty to expand its research portfolio at the Assistant, Associate, or Professor level. Applications are encouraged from candidates with basic science and clinical research programs in any area of immunity and pathogenesis of infectious disease of global health significance.   Applicants with international collaborative research programs are encouraged to apply. These positions will be supported by substantial start-up packages. The CGHD has research programs in adult and pediatric infectious disease, including malaria, schistosomiasis, filariasis and onchocerciasis, SARS-CoV2, HIV, and mosquito-borne viral diseases through international partnerships in Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. The CGHD and Pathology together support research from basic immunology to international clinical trials, an Immunology Training Program, and NIH training grants in both immunology and global health/infectious diseases. Annual research funding in immunology and infectious diseases exceeds $100M across CWRU and affiliates, and the Pathology Department is ranked in the top 10 for NIH funding. Other institutional strengths include the CWRU Center for AIDS Research, the Tuberculosis Research Unit, the Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine and the Department of Molecular Biology and Microbiology. CWRU values interdisciplinary thinking, creative collaboration and entrepreneurial ideas. It also believes strongly in the vital importance of diversity within the professorial ranks, both in terms of women and underrepresented minorities.

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 have a history of mentorship and leadership.

Interested candidates should forward a cover letter, CV, statement of research interests, a diversity and equity statement (see below), and names of 3 references in a single pdf file to

Diversity and equity statement: Applicants are also asked to submit a statement (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. 



If available, Research Assistant, Research Technicians, and Administrative positions can be found from the Human Resources Careers page (link below). Type in "global health" in the Search Jobs bar for CGHD postings.


COVID Vaccination

Case Western Reserve University has implemented a COVID Vaccination policy requiring evidence of COVID-19 vaccination for all students, faculty and staff with an on-campus presence. Religious and medical exemptions may be provided in accordance with applicable federal and state laws. For more information go to: Applicants may contact the Office of Equity at 216-368-3066 or for information regarding religious or medical exemptions as an accommodation.


For more information about CWRU employment, go to CWRU's Human Resources page (Note: faculty positions are not posted there)