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Assistant Professor in INTEGRATIVE MICROBIOLOGY

The Department of Biology at the College of William & Mary seeks applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Integrative Microbiology position, with a research focus on cellular and molecular mechanisms, preferably in eukaryotic systems/health science, to begin August 10, 2016. The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain an extramurally funded research program (BSL2 or lower) involving both undergraduate and master’s degree students. Teaching responsibilities would likely include teaching Microbiology (with a lab) or an alternative course at the freshmen-sophomore level one semester, and an upper level course (with a lab) or advanced seminar the other semester. Candidates must demonstrate the potential and motivation to achieve excellence in teaching. This includes communication skills and the ability to engage highly motivated students in both large and small courses, from molecular to whole-organism levels of biological organization. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. with a focus in integrative microbiology at the time of application, and post-doctoral research experience is expected. Previous experience teaching undergraduate courses and mentoring research students would be viewed favorably.

Candidates must apply online: https://jobs.wm.edu/postings/22248

Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research plans and teaching philosophy, and the names and email addresses of three references. For full consideration, submit application materials by the review date, November 2, 2015. Applications received after the review date will be considered if needed. For questions about the position, contact Dr. Lizabeth A. Allison.

More information about the College of William & Mary can be found at: https://www.wm.edu. The College of William & Mary conducts background checks on applicants for employment. The College is an EO/AA Employer.