Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) - Microbiology

Murray, Kentucky
Salary and benefits
July 26 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The department of Biological Sciences at Murray State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position to teach introductory and upper-level courses in biology, including microbiology. Conduct research, pursue external funding, and advise student research at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Advise students toward careers in the health sciences and/or other fields in biology.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Biology, Microbiology or closely related discipline with postdoctoral teaching or research experience. Candidates must be able to teach courses in General Biology (majors and non-majors), Microbiology and other courses in their area of expertise. Candidates must demonstrate research potential in microbiology as evidenced by recent peer-reviewed publication and/or grants. Candidates must have ability to mentor undergraduate and master’s research students.

Preference will be given to candidates with research interests in health-related problems and with excellent teaching skills including use of modern classroom technologies.