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The Microbial Sciences Institute (MSI), in partnership with the departments of Microbial Pathogenesis, Immunobiology, Cellular and Molecular Physiology, and Genetics at Yale School of Medicine, seeks applicants for an assistant professor tenure track faculty position at the intersection of microbiology, health, and disease.

More information is available at Women, persons with disabilities, and members of underrepresented minority groups are encouraged to apply.

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