Assistant/Associate Professor Biology of Parasitism

Open Until Filled: Yes

Job Summary: The Department of Cellular Biology and the Center for Tropical & Emerging Global Diseases at the University of Georgia invites applications for a full-time tenure track position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. We seek an individual who will build a research program centered on mechanistic aspects of parasite biology or interactions with a host. The position includes a very competitive salary, excellent laboratory space and a generous start-up package. Applicants must hold a PhD (or MD) degree in a biomedical or biological science, and have at least two years of postdoctoral training. The successful candidate would build on the research strengths of the Department and the Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases, one of the world's leading centers for parasite research. Candidates at the Associate Professor level must have demonstrated success in securing extramural funding to support their research. Teaching responsibilities will be in our undergraduate and graduate programs. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement (less than 3 pages) and teaching philosophy. Three confidential letters of recommendation are required, and applicants should provide email addresses for referees in their application. Application materials submitted in other ways will not be accepted. Review of applications will begin on October 30, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Contact [email protected] with questions. The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and the University of Georgia is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests. The state of Georgia is well-known for its quality of life both outdoor and urban (www.georgia.org). UGA is a land and sea grant institution located in Athens, 90 miles northeast of Atlanta, the state capital (www.visitathensga.com; www.uga.edu).

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must hold a PhD (or MD) degree in a biomedical or biological science, and have at least two years of postdoctoral training. Candidates at the Associate Professor level must have demonstrated success in securing extramural funding to support their research.

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Faculty Rank: Open Rank (Tenure Track)

Tenure Status: Tenure-Track

Employee Percentage: 100

Location of Vacancy: Athens Area

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