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Faculty Position FY18-047
October 12, 2017

Position Title
Assistant Professor, Microbiology

Biological Sciences Department, College of Arts and Sciences

Job Description/Responsibilities
The Department of Biological Sciences at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor, Microbiology. We seek applicants with training in microbiology focusing on microbial ecology and/or microbiomics. The successful candidate will share responsibility for teaching microbiology and bacteriology courses will offer upper-division courses in the candidate’s area of expertise, and may also participate in non-majors courses in biology. Candidates should exhibit potential for independent and innovative research involving Master’s and undergraduate students.

Terms of Appointment
Continuing academic year (nine month) appointment: tenure eligible.

Commensurate with qualifications, experience, and credentials.

A Ph.D. in the biological sciences or related field with demonstrated interest in microbiology. Post-doctoral teaching and/or research experience preferred.

Source of Funds

Application Process
To apply, send letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests and goals, curriculum vitae, copies/scans of all transcripts, and no more than three reprints. Three confidential reference letters should be sent directly to the Department. All materials should be sent to:
Chair, Microbiologist Search Committee
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Department of Biological Sciences
Box 1651
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1651

Electronic submission is encouraged. Electronic document in PDF format should be emailed to:

Application Deadline
For optimal consideration in a first pool of applicants, all application materials must be received by December 8, 2017. A second pool of applicants may be reviewed after this date if the position is not filled from the first pool of applicants. The position will remain open until the position is filled.

SIUE is a state university - benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas. Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities.

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