Multiple Senior Faculty Positions, Department of Cell Biology, Microbiology & Molecular Biology

Tampa, Florida
October 05 2018
Position Type
Full Time
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The Department of Cell Biology, Microbiology, and Molecular Biology (CMMB) within the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of South Florida, one of only three preeminent Florida Universities, is seeking applications for multiple 9-month appointment tenured faculty positions at the rank of Full Professor. Broad areas of research strengths in our department include bacterial pathogenesis, genome integrity, stress response, cellular signaling, structural and computational biology, as well as new strengths in lipid signaling and lipidomics. The department is fast-growing with extensive interdisciplinary collaborations whose faculty make significant contributions to USF’s mission of research and innovation through basic and translational research.

All candidates should have a Ph.D. degree, a strong and consistent record of high impact publications in their area of specialization, and a proven track-record of extramural funding, including currently active grants. All candidates will be expected to contribute to the education and mentoring of undergraduate students, graduate students, and postdoctoral researchers. Candidates whose research programs span multiple departmental focus areas are particularly encouraged to apply.

The department offers outstanding laboratory space, as well as a competitive salary and start-up package for the successful candidates. Opportunities for collaboration exist across the USF campus, including the USF Colleges of Medicine, Public Health, and Engineering, the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, the Johnnie B. Byrd Sr. Alzheimer's Institute, the Departments of Chemistry and Physics in the College of Arts and Sciences, the Center for Biological Defense, and the Center for Drug Discovery and Innovation.

The University of South Florida, established in 1956 and located in Tampa, is a high-impact, global research university dedicated to student success. The USF System includes three, separately accredited institutions: USF; USF St. Petersburg; and USF Sarasota-Manatee. Serving more than 50,000 students, the USF System has an annual budget of $1.8 billion and an annual economic impact of $4.4 billion. USF is ranked in the Top 30 nationally for research expenditures among public universities, according to the National Science Foundation. In 2018, the Florida Board of Governors designated USF as a Preeminent State Research University, placing USF in the most elite category among the state’s 12 public universities. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference.

Application Information: Applicants should use the online application link below to submit a cover letter, curriculum vita including the names of at least three referees, research plan and statement of teaching philosophy. The review of applications will begin as soon as November 1, 2018, and will continue until the positions are filled.

Online Application Link: / Search for Job Opening: 18619

USF is a high-impact, global research university dedicated to student success. For information regarding the USF System, please visit our website at

Conclusion of this search is subject to final budget approval. According to Florida Law, applications and meetings regarding them are open to the public.  USF is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Institution. For disability accommodations, contact Tiffany Ferrer at (813)974-8088, a minimum of five working days in advance.

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