Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track, Biology

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Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track, Biology
University of San Francisco

USF Hilltop Campus

Job Title:
Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track, Biology

Job Summary:
The Department of Biology at the University of San Francisco invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor in the field of molecular cell biology to begin August 2019. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in any area of microbiology and who use molecular techniques in their work.

Full Job Description:
The successful candidate will be dedicated to excellence in teaching and will be expected to teach General Biology or Cell Physiology to lower division students, General Microbiology to upper division students, and other upper division courses in their specific area of expertise (e.g., virology, cell biology). The candidate should be committed to developing an independent research program involving undergraduates and Master's students, and to seeking extramural funding for their research. A variety of resources are available for research, including a tissue culture lab, confocal microscope, and scanning electron microscope. A strong record of teaching at the university level and an understanding of and commitment to support the mission of the University of San Francisco are required.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Biology or a related discipline, teaching experience, post-doctoral experience, and a research program that supports undergraduate research and is feasible for a small liberal arts school.

Applicants should submit a cover letter summarizing interests and qualifications, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching ability (e.g., sample syllabi, teaching evaluations), a statement of research interests, and three letters of recommendation. Applications must be submitted online at Any questions may be addressed to [email protected], please reference the specific position “Cell-Biology-Tenure-Track” in the subject of any emails. Review of completed applications will begin on December 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

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Job No:
Posted: 1/9/2019
Application Due: 3/11/2019
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