Assistant Professor of Biology (Microbiology) - Tenure-Track
Position DetailsPosition Details Job TitleAssistant Professor of Biology (Microbiology) - Tenure-TrackPosition TitleAssistant Professor of Biology (Microbiology) - Tenure-TrackPosition NumberJob CategoryUniversity FacultyJob TypeFull-TimeFLSA StatusExemptCampusRogers Park-Lake Shore CampusLocation CodeBIOLOGY (02112A)Department NameBIOLOGYIs this split and/or fully grant funded? NoDuties and Responsibilities
Loyola University Chicago (LUC) College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Biology, seeks qualified candidates for a newly authorized, full-time position in Microbiology, beginning in the 2019-2020 academic year. The position is for a tenure-track Assistant Professor. The Department of Biology has 48 full-time faculty members serving more than 1,600 majors and students from associated university programs at the Lake Shore Campus on Chicago’s North Side. For more information on the department and its faculty’s research interests, visit our web sites at http://www.luc.edu/biology; https://www.luc.edu/biology/aboutus/facultyresearch.
Candidates are expected to teach microbiology to undergraduate science majors. Specifically, the incumbent will teach two courses each semester in general microbiology as well as advanced courses in their specialty area. They are also expected to run a productive research laboratory, involve undergraduate and graduate students in their research, and be competitive for external funding.Qualifications
The successful candidate for this position will have a PhD in Microbiology or a related field, postdoctoral research experience, proven excellence in research, and experience teaching at the college level. Researchers in all areas of microbiology are welcome to apply, but preference will be given to applicants whose research can augment or complement ongoing research in the department.Physical DemandsNoneWorking ConditionsNoneMinimum Education and/or Work Experience
The successful candidate for this position will have a PhD in Microbiology or a related field, postdoctoral research experience, proven excellence in research, and experience teaching at the college level. Researchers in all areas of microbiology are welcome to apply, but preference will be given to applicants whose research can augment or complement ongoing research in the department.Open Date01/17/2019Close DateSpecial Instructions to Applicants
Applicants should submit, by March 1, 2019, a current Curriculum Vitae, a research statement, and a teaching statement—including courses they are prepared to teach—and a letter of interest to www.careers.luc.edu. They also should provide the names and addresses of three individuals prepared to advise on their professional qualifications for this position. References will not be contacted immediately but might be consulted at subsequent points in the review process.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Applications received before March 1, 2019 will receive full consideration.
Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity—including a wide range of individuals who contribute to a robust academic environment—is critical to achieving the University’s mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and services in an increasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically assessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual’s record of conduct that includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees.
As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a Transformative Education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about LUC’s mission, candidates should consult our website at www.luc.edu/mission/. For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at www.luc.edu/transformativeed.Quick Link for Postinghttp://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/10084Job Number8500014Organizational LocationProvostPosting Details Posting Detail Number of Vacancies1Desired Start Date08/12/2019Position End DateOpen Until FilledYesApplicant DocumentsRequired Documents
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- Curriculum Vitae
- Research Statement
- Teaching Statement
- Other Document
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