Assistant Professor - AZ - Microbiology & Immunology

Glendale, Arizona
Commensurate with experience and education
November 10 2020
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The Department of Microbiology & Immunology in Glendale, AZ invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor.  Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree, a minimum of 2 years of post-doctoral training, and a commitment to excellence in teaching and research.  

Teaching responsibilities will include participation in team-taught microbiology courses offered to osteopathic medical, podiatry, pharmacy, dental, optometry, veterinary, and health science students.  Preference will be given to applicants broadly trained in medical and/or veterinary microbiology and/or parasitology.  Excellent oral and written communication skills are expected.  The successful candidate will be expected to establish and develop a rigorous research program capable of attracting extramural funding.  Midwestern University has an active research community with diverse interests that provides ample opportunity for collaborative research.  A start-up package, office and research space, core facilities, and technical support will be provided.

Qualified and interested applicants should apply online. In completing the online application, please include

  • Separate cover letter clearly stating the academic rank sought
  • CV
  • Brief statement of teaching interests and philosophy
  • Summary of research plans
  • Three references

Link to job advertisement:

Any questions can be addressed to the Search Committee Chair:

John A. Hnida, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology & Immunology

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Midwestern University is a private, not-for-profit organization that provides graduate and postgraduate education for students in the health sciences.  Please visit our website at for more information about our campus and programs.

Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race; color; religion; creed; national origin or ancestry; ethnicity; sex (including pregnancy); gender (including gender expressions, gender identity; and sexual orientation); marital status; age; disability; citizenship; past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services; genetic information; or any other protected class, in accord with all federal, state and local laws, including 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a). Midwestern University complies with the Smoke-Free Arizona Act (A.R.S. 36-601.01) and the Smoke Free Illinois Act (410 ILCS 82/).  Midwestern University complies with the Illinois Equal Pay Act of 2003 and Arizona Equal Pay Acts.