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: 

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