Normal, Illinois
Sep 08, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The School of Biological Sciences at Illinois State University in Normal, IL ( invites applications for a 9-month tenure-track position in MICROBIOLOGY at the level of Assistant Professor. Candidates whose research encompasses the broad field of microbiology, including but not limited to host-microbe interactions, microbial communities, or microbial genetics are encouraged to apply.

The School of Biological Sciences comprises 25 faculty, approximately 60 graduate students (M.S. and Ph.D.), and over 600 undergraduate majors. It offers a collegial environment fostering collaboration among organismal biologists, cell and molecular biologists, physiologists, and neuroscientists.

A Ph.D. in Microbiology or related field and post-doctoral research are required. State law mandates demonstrable oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for teaching positions. Successful candidates will be expected to establish a rigorous, nationally recognized, extramurally funded research program. We seek a colleague with strong commitment to engaging undergraduate, MS, and PhD students both in the classroom and through research mentorships in the lab. The new faculty member will teach courses in Microbiology, Microbiology and Society, or related courses in the Molecular and Cellular Biology program, at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Please complete an online application for posting number 0709823 at Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a two-page research statement, a two-page teaching philosophy, PDFs of three representative publications, and names and email addresses of three references. Review of applications will begin on October 16, 2017 and continue until position is filled. Intended start date is August 16, 2018.

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 

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