Tenure-track Faculty Position

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Pomona, California
September 28 2017
Organization Type

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Biological Sciences Department
College of Science


The Biological Sciences Department at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) invites applications for a tenure-track ASSISTANT PROFESSOR in Host-Pathogen Interactions, beginning August 2018. Candidates who study host responses to bacteria, fungi, or parasites are encouraged to apply. A Ph.D. in microbiology, immunology or a related field is required. Post-doctoral experience and previous teaching experience are preferred. The successful candidate will have the potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching, and for developing an externally-funded research program that will involve undergraduate and Master’s students. Teaching responsibilities could include basic microbiology, immunology, cell biology, medical microbiology, mycology, parasitology, and specialty courses in the candidate’s area of expertise, and may involve participation in introductory biology and other courses in microbiology. For a complete job description and application procedure, please visit: http://www.cpp.edu/~biology.

Cal Poly Pomona is a comprehensive Master’s university with a diverse student body. The successful candidate will have demonstrated an ability to be responsive to the educational equity goals of the university and its increasing ethnic diversity and international character. Applicants should forward: (1) a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) that briefly describes the candidate’s training, experience, and teaching and research interests; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) statement of teaching philosophy (maximum 2 pages); (4) proposed plan of research (maximum 2 pages); (5) a student success statement about the candidate’s teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (approximately one page, single-spaced); (6) maximum of three representative publication reprints; and (7) the names and contact information of three (minimum) to five (preferred) references to: Chair, Host-Pathogen Interactions Search Committee, Biological Sciences Department, California State Polytechnic University, 3801 West Temple Avenue, Pomona, CA 91768. Electronic submission of application materials as a single PDF file is preferred (host_pathogen@cpp.edu). Review of applications begins on November 15, 2017. Official transcripts and three letters of reference will be required of all finalists.


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