Assistant Professor in Functional Microbial Genomics

Texas State University
San Marcos, Texas
Salary and start-up package are negotiable.
September 14 2017
Michael Forstner
Organization Type

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System.

Assistant Professor
Functional Microbial Genomics

The Department of Biology at Texas State University ( invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor specializing in functional microbial genomics. The successful candidate will be expected to teach both graduate and undergraduate microbiology courses in the Department of Biology and develop an externally funded research program involving graduate students that complements the strengths of our 50-member faculty. Required qualifications are an earned Ph.D. in microbiology, virology, or related areas, and a record of peer-reviewed publications in genome-scale research and analyses. Preferred qualifications include postdoctoral experience, a record of grant funding to support research, strong bioinformatics skills, and research experience in microbiology complementing the research strengths of the Department. Salary and start-up package are negotiable. For full consideration, all application materials must be received by October 15, 2017.

Interested applicants should submit the following materials: 1. A letter of application with statements on research plans and teaching philosophy, 2. CV, 3. pdfs of up to five publications, and 4. contact information of five people willing to serve as references. Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered, Questions about this position should be addressed to Michael Forstner,, (512) 245-3362, Texas State University, 601 University Drive, San Marcos, TX 78666.

Texas State University is an
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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