Assistant Professor in Microbiology

San Francisco State University
San Francisco, California
October 03 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

San Francisco State University

Assistant Professor in Microbiology

San Francisco State University, Department of Biology seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Microbiology, with an emphasis in Virology and/or Immunology, beginning August 2019. We are particularly interested in individuals who use contemporary molecular approaches to investigate topics such as pathogenesis, host-microbe interactions, virology, immunology, virome/microbiome or proteomics. Applicants must be committed to developing an externally funded research program and contributing to both undergraduate and M.S. graduate programs through teaching and mentorship of student research.

The mission of San Francisco State University is to create an environment for learning that promotes appreciation of scholarship, freedom, human diversity, and the cultural mosaic of the City of San Francisco and the Bay Area; to promote excellence in instruction and intellectual accomplishment; and to provide broadly accessible higher education for residents of the region, state, the nation, and the world.

Ph.D. and post-doctoral experience in a related field are required. Candidates must have an active record of research related to their specialty area as well as evidence of the potential for external funding of these activities. Salary commensurate with qualifications. Position description available at Application review begins November 2, 2018, continues until filled. Send the following materials online to 1) letter of intent/interest; 2) current CV; 3) a statement on how your teaching and scholarship align with the commitment of the Biology Department to foster an inclusive and diverse academic community; 4) teaching statement; 5) research statement; 6) representative sample of published papers; 7) contact information for three references (letters of recommendation will be requested at a later date).