Assistant Professor

Potsdam, New York (US)
Tenure track up to 60,000
August 17 2017
Life Sciences, Biology
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Clarkson University is a nationally ranked research university and the institution of choice for more than 3,400 enterprising, high-ability undergraduate and graduate students. The Department of Biology seeks an excellent teacher and productive researcher to fill a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning with the 2017–18 academic year.

The successful applicant will hold a Ph.D. and have postdoctoral experience in using model systems to investigate fundamental or applied questions focused on one or more of the following: medical microbiology, immunology, cell biology, gene editing or other areas of biomedical science. Teaching duties will include undergraduate and graduate courses in cell biology, medical microbiology and areas of the successful applicant’s expertise.  The successful candidate will develop a strong, externally funded research program that complements our strengths in biotechnology, health sciences, and environmental biology. The Clarkson University Biology Program values excellent undergraduate teaching and innovative research involving undergraduates and graduate students in our Interdisciplinary Bioscience and Biotechnology doctoral program. We value collaboration among researchers; the successful candidate will be expected to develop research and teaching collaborations with Clarkson colleagues, including researchers affiliated with the Trudeau Institute or Institute for a Sustainable Environment. Applications should be received by 15 October 2017 for full consideration.

To submit your application, go to An equal opportunity /affirmative action employer, Clarkson University actively seeks and encourages applications from minorities, women and people with disabilities.