Position Title: Assistant Professor
This tenure-track faculty position will require the candidate to teach undergraduate and graduate courses as assigned by the department chair and conduct research in their respective areas, obtain extramural grant funds, and train graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.
Minimum and Preferred Qualifications:
The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of ASSISTANT PROFESSOR in Microbial Biology to begin August 2013. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in the Biological Sciences or related field, postdoctoral experience, and a strong publication record. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an active extramurally funded independent research program in the area of microbial biology, as broadly defined. Applicants conducting research in the areas of microbial systems biology, stress response mechanisms, host-microbe interactions, and microbial genetics using genomics, proteomics, and/or transcriptomics approaches are particularly encouraged to apply. The successful applicant will be expected to interact with and enhance existing research groups in the department, and will have an interest in developing quality instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels, with course responsibilities within areas of expertise and departmental needs, including courses in the Microbiology core curriculum, such as General Microbiology and Microbial Genetics. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate the potential to develop a collaborative, multidisciplinary research program.
To apply visit http://facultyjobs.ua.edu and apply for position #0807478. Questions about the position may be addressed to Dr. Stevan Marcus, Chair of the Search Committee (email@example.com, 205-348-8094). Review of applications will begin December 15, 2012, and continue until the position is filled.
For more information about the department, visit our website at http://bsc.ua.edu.
Please provide the following:
1. Curriculum vitae
2. A list of 4 referees and contact information under “Other Document 1”
3. A statement of teaching
4. A statement of research
UA EEO Statement:
The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.