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Assistant or Associate Professor - Infectious Diseases

Apply now Work type: University Medical Line, University Tenure Line
Location: Stanford University
Categories: School of Medicine

The Department of Medicine/Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine at Stanford Medicine is recruiting for two positions at the Assistant Professor/Associate Professor levels to contribute to the research, clinical, and educational activities of the Division. Candidates with research programs in all areas of Infectious Diseases will be considered, including those with clinical and bench-based research programs. We are especially interested in applicants whose research programs focus on Antimicrobial Resistance, Clinical Trials, HIV, Global Health, Population Health/Big Data, Outcomes Research, and Infections in Immunocompromised Hosts. The faculty positions are in the University Tenure Line or University Medical Line. The predominant criterion for appointment in the University Tenure Line is a major commitment to research and teaching. The predominant criterion for appointment in the University Medical Line is excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, clinical teaching, scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine, and institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill. Faculty rank will be determined by the qualification and experience of the successful candidate.

The successful applicants should have MD or MD/PhD degree and demonstrable record of scholarly achievement including the ability to conduct team science by collaborating productively with other investigators and clinicians.  The candidate must possess or be able to obtain a California medical license at the time of appointment. As a physician-scientist, the candidate is expected to have potential (assistant professor rank) or demonstrated excellence in patient care.  Board eligibility or certification in infectious diseases is strongly preferred for appointment in the UML, however exceptional physician scientist candidates with research programs relevant to Infectious Diseases without Infectious Diseases clinical training will be considered for appointment in the UTL. Recruits in the UTL line will be expected to develop a laboratory-based investigative program at Stanford. The ability to obtain grant funding (assistant professor rank) or prior success competing for competitive research awards, publication record appropriate at the stage of career, and programmatic synergy with members of the Division are highly desirable.

The Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine benefits from an outstanding scientific and clinical environment at Stanford. We especially benefit from programs in the intersection between Human Immunology and Infection ( and; Global Health (; Population health (; and Institute for Chemistry, Engineering and Medicine for Human Health (ChEM-H:

The Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, and Stanford University value faculty who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates may optionally include as part of their research or teaching statement a brief discussion of how their work will further these ideals. For more information and resources:

Applications will be reviewed beginning November 1, 2022, and accepted until position is filled. Interested candidates should submit a detailed letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names of 3 references to Drs. Tara Chang and Paul Bollyky, Search Committee Co-Chairs at:

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching, and clinical missions.

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