FACULTY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Position #FY 13-40
October 19, 2012
HIRING UNIT: COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
TITLE/RANK: Assistant Professor
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: MOLECULAR GENETICIST/GENOMICIST. The Department of Biological Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. We seek applicants with training in molecular genetics, bioinformatics, and/or comparative genomics. The successful candidate will share responsibility for teaching an introductory genetics course for biology majors, offer upper-division courses in 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) beginning August 16, 2013 100% appointment, tenure eligible.
SOURCE OF FUNDS: State
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with credentials, qualifications, and experience.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: A Ph.D. in the biological sciences with specialization in genetics and/or molecular biology. Post-doctoral teaching and/or research experience preferred.
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Preference will be given to applications received by December 10, 2012. However the search will continue until the position is filled.
SUBMIT A LETTER OF APPLICATION, STATEMENT OF TEACHING PHILOSOPHY, STATEMENT OF RESEARCH INTERESTS, CURRICULUM VITAE, COPIES OF REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS, COPIES OF TRANSCRIPTS, THREE LETTERS OF REFERENCE SENT BY REFEREE DIRECTLY TO THE DEPARTMENT, AND NAMES, PHONE NUMBERS, ADDRESSES, AND EMAIL ADDRESSES OF THREE REFERENCES TO:
Geneticist Search Committee
Department of Biological Sciences
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