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Cluster hire at UMass Chan is seeking translational scientists in immunology, neuroscience and health equity

The University of Massachusetts Chan School of Medicine (UMass Chan) is seeking assistant or early associate professor applications for a tenure track faculty cluster hire. This cluster will support our institutional mission to advance the health and wellness of diverse Massachusetts and global communities by leading and innovating in education, research, health care delivery, and public service in accordance with our strategic plan.

We will consider candidates in basic, clinical, translational, implementation and community research. Cohort recruits will have academic appointments in one or more of the following departments: Biochemistry and Molecular Biotechnology, Bioinformatics and Integrative Biology,  Dermatology, Family Medicine and Community Health, Medicine, Neurobiology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Population and Quantitative Health Sciences, Program in Molecular Medicine, and Psychiatry.  Recruits also may be affiliated with ongoing programs and institutes including the NeuroNexus Institute, the Autoimmune Therapeutics Institute, the Institute for Drug Resistance, and the emerging UMass Chan Health Equity Collaboratory, among others.  The Dermatology department is seeking a physician scientist. With a strong culture of collegiality that reaches departmental and disciplinary boundaries, UMass Chan is an engaging community that embraces the exponential power of team science, transdisciplinary research, interaction and collaboration, and innovation.

We are especially eager to consider applicants who support and elevate the UMass Chan commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and who foster an environment of inclusive collaborative excellence. We will implement an applicant evaluation process designed to mitigate bias. The cohort will receive structured mentorship, sponsorship through a career advancement program, access to state-of-the-art facilities, and a competitive salary and start-up package. UMass Chan is a world-class research institution with outstanding facilities. One of the fastest-growing health sciences research institutions in the US, it ranks 21st out of the nation’s 140 medical schools in the National Institutes of Health Blue Ridge, #2 in New England, and 8th among public medical schools in the U.S. UMass Chan is located in Worcester, MA, the second largest city in New England, with easy access to Boston, New York City, Providence and the region’s richly diverse cultural, academic, and civic offerings.

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Inquiries, but not application materials, may be directed to Margaret Gradie at