Two Assistant Professor Positions (Genetics and Molecular Biology)

Location
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Salary
Competitive with starting Assistant Professor level.
Posted
August 22 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

Tenure-Track Positions in Molecular/Cellular Biology and Genetics/Genomics

The Department of Biological Science at The University of Tulsa invites applications for two tenure-track assistant professor positions with demonstrated interests and expertise in the areas of molecular/cellular biology and genetics/genomics. We seek creative and interactive individuals working on fundamental problems in any area of cellular/molecular biology or genetics/genomics, as they relate to basic biomedical and biological sciences. We anticipate a fall 2018 start date for these positions. The successful applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. and post-doctoral experience, to establish a vigorous extramurally funded research program involving both undergraduate and graduate students, and to participate in undergraduate and graduate teaching in his or her area of expertise. Because two positions are available we will consider the recruitment of faculty members with overlapping or synergistic research programs in these areas.

Genetics/Genomics Position

Responsibilities include teaching general genetics and appropriate upper-level/graduate courses in genetics/genomics.

Interested parties should submit a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests (max. two pages each), and names and complete contact information for three references. Applications should be submitted electronically to Genetics Search Committee Chair, Dr. Ron Bonett (ron-bonett@utulsa.edu). For full consideration applications should be received by 30 September 2017.

Molecular/Cellular Biology Position

Responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate level courses in molecular and/or cellular biology

Interested parties should submit a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests (max. two pages each), and names and complete contact information for three references. Applications should be submitted electronically to Molecular Search Committee Chair, Dr. Mark Buchheim (mark-buchheim@utulsa.edu). For full consideration applications should be received by 30 September 2017.

The University of Tulsa

The Faculty of Biological Science is in the College of Engineering and Natural Sciences of The University of Tulsa (www.utulsa.edu) and offers BS, MS and PhD degrees (https://engineering.utulsa.edu/academics/biological-science/). At present, there are 13 full-time faculty members, 22 MS/PhD students, and approximately 135 undergraduate Biology majors. The department houses a complete genomics core facility including an Illumina MiSeq, Covaris sonicator, ABI capillary sequencer, StepOnePlus real-time PCR system, Agilent Bioanalyzer, and both Nanodrop and Qubit fluorometric quantifiers.

The University of Tulsa is a Carnegie National-Doctoral institution ranked in the top 50 private schools in the United States by US News and World Report. The fall 2016 enrollment for the university was 4,563 students in its four academic colleges (3,406 undergraduates and 1,157 graduate or law students).

The city of Tulsa, located in the rolling Osage Hills of northeastern Oklahoma, is one of the most livable and affordable cities in the United States with a lively arts and cultural scene, a metropolitan population of over 930,000 and a cost of living index of 85% of the national average.


The University of Tulsa is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching and/or service.

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