Assistant Professor Genetics

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Commensurate to Experience
December 05 2018
Job ID 36235
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
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Position Description

The Department of Biology at the University of Louisville,, invites applications for a tenure-track position in the area of Genetics at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2019. We are particularly interested in individuals with research in the broad areas of Genetics and Cell Biology, using modern molecular genetic approaches to investigate a variety of questions across the biological spectrum; we also encourage candidates who can take advantage of collaborative opportunities in the Department and on-campus. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the department's teaching mission in large-enrollment Biology core courses (Genetics and Molecular Biology and/or Cellular and Molecular Biology) and upper-level or graduate-level course(s) in the area of interest of the candidate.  Moreover, the candidate must maintain an excellent record of research productivity and external funding.

The position requires postdoctoral research experience, a solid publication record, and demonstration of high potential for maintaining an externally funded, independent research program. Interested candidates must apply online at and attach one document containing a curriculum vita that includes statements of research and teaching interests and contact information for three references. The University of Louisville is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Americans with Disabilities Employer. We are a vibrant and inclusive community, and we actively seek candidates who are interested in contributing to diversity and equal opportunity within higher education.

Review of applications will begin January 7, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.