Tenure Track Microbiologist

Location
Athens
Posted
Apr 11, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Open Until Filled: No

Job Summary: This is a tenure-track Assistant, Associate or Full Professor position in population health and food safety specifically in poultry health, antimicrobial resistance, and food safety with an emphasis on Campylobacter, Salmonella, Escherichia coli or other microbial pathogens. Successful candidates for this position will have the opportunity to participate in a program focused on microbial research that includes faculty members in the College of Veterinary Medicine. The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain an independent, extramurally funded research program, support the microbiology diagnostic efforts at the Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center diagnostic laboratory and teach in the professional and graduate curriculum in their area(s) of expertise. Please submit curriculum vitae and cover letter upon applying. These may be submitted directly to FacultyJobs, or they may be emailed to the department contact at caty@uga.edu. As required by University of Georgia policy, the successful candidate will be subject to background investigation. 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, ethnicity, age, genetic information, 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 (facultyjobs@uga.edu). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

Minimum Qualifications: Assistant Professor: -PhD in Microbiology, Veterinary Microbiology, Bacteriology, Microbial Pathogenesis, Antimicrobial Resistance or related field -A minimum of 2-years of experience Associate Professor: -PhD in Microbiology, Veterinary Microbiology, Bacteriology, Microbial Pathogenesis, Antimicrobial Resistance or related field -A minimum of 5-years of experience Full Professor: -PhD in Microbiology, Veterinary Microbiology, Bacteriology, Microbial Pathogenesis, Antimicrobial Resistance or related field -A minimum of 8-years of experience

Preferred Qualifications: -DVM, MD, or equivalent advanced degree -Board certification (or eligibility for examination) -A strong record of teaching and research productivity -A strong track record and an interest in expanding cross-disciplinary approaches to problems resulting from bacterial pathogens in poultry -Experience in clinical microbiology as it relates to poultry pathogens and antimicrobial resistance

Salary:

Faculty Rank: Open Rank (Tenure Track)

Tenure Status: Tenure-Track

Employee Percentage: 100

Location od Vacancy: Athens Area

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