Assistant Professor in Microbial Interactions

Location
Villanova, Pennsylvania
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Posted
August 08 2019
Ref
2019637F
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

Assistant Professor in Microbial Interactions

Villanova University Department of Biology invites applications for a Tenure-Track ASSISTANT PROFESSOR position in MICROBIAL INTERACTIONS, beginning August 2020. Emphasis on microbial-plant/animal interactions; animal, plant or soil microbiomes; and/or functional, evolutionary, and ecological genomics. Will teach courses in microbiology and in area of subspecialty.

Research in the Department ranges from molecules to ecosystems and we seek individuals who complement existing strengths in the department. The successful candidate will establish a productive research program, integrate undergraduate and graduate students in their research, actively seek extramural funding, and contribute to the vibrant curriculum of the department at both the undergraduate and graduate (Master’s) levels. Candidates that use quantitative, modeling, bioinformatics, and/or genomics approaches in their research are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants should have a Ph.D. and post-doctoral experience is expected.

Visit the Biology Homepage (http://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/artsci/biology.html) for additional information about the department and Frequently Asked Questions for information for job candidates, including the departmental and university mission statements and policies and guidelines for rank and tenure evaluations. Applications must be submitted online at https://jobs.villanova.edu and include a cover letter, complete curriculum vitae, teaching statement, plan of proposed research, statement of contribution to mission, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation.

The successful candidate will receive a start-up package. Review of applications will begin 26 September 2019 and will continue until position filled. Starting date expected to be August 2020.

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity, equity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.

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