TENURE TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN BIOLOGY: Eastern Washington
University Department of Biology invites applications for a full-time,
tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Microbiology with a
preferred start date on September, 2017.
RESPONSIBILITIES: 1) Teach courses that could include general
microbiology, microbial physiology, upper division microbiology-related
electives that serve either environmental or preclinical students,
medical microbiology for non-majors, molecular biology, introductory
courses, and graduate courses; 2) develop and sustain an active research
program that provides research opportunities for undergraduate and
graduate students; 3) obtain external funding to support scholarly
activities; 4) supervise Master's theses and undergraduate research; 5)
advise and mentor undergraduate students; 6) professionally engage with
the local community. All faculty are expected to engage in effective
teaching and in assessment of learning outcomes.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 1 ) Ph.D. in Microbiology or related area. ABD
candidates may be considered, but Ph.D. must be completed no later than
the candidate's start date for the position. 2) Demonstrated ability
to teach microbiology. Ability may be demonstrated by prior successful
teaching experience in microbiology, courses taken, research and
publications, and/or professional experience in this area. 3) Candidate
must demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural
competency and/or diversity.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 1) At least one year of post-doctoral
experience. 2) Teaching experience in microbiology. 3) Ability to
teach core courses in introductory biology and molecular biology.
Teaching ability may be demonstrated through prior courses taught and/or
professional experience in relevant areas. 4) Demonstrated experience
in microbial ecology, e.g. soil or aquatic environments
The review of applications will begin on November 1, 2016. Required
application materials include all of the items listed below. For more
information and to submit application materials: