Teaching Assistant/Associate Professor

Morgantown, West Virginia
Salary Commensurate with experience
May 24 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Cell Biology seeks a distinguished scientist educator as Faculty Teaching Assistant/Associate Professor to further its mission to teach the subjects of immunology and medical microbiology to undergraduate and postgraduate students. This is a fulltime, non-tenure track position. The selected candidate will exhibit extraordinary teaching and organizational skills. He/she will hold a primary faculty appointment in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Cell Biology in the WVU School of Medicine.

Reporting to leadership in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Cell Biology in the WVU School of Medicine, the appointed faculty will be provide course work for students majoring in immunology and microbiology as well as to graduate, medical and non-major undergraduate students. He/she will be involved in academic advising to undergraduate immunology and medical majors. The successful candidate will be a recognized educator, established in his/her field, with a PhD or MD/PhD degree and a track record of excellence in teaching, demonstrated by high quality publications in peer-reviewed journals, development of innovative teaching methods in the fields of immunology and medical microbiology as well as excellent student and peer reviews. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications.

Founded in 1867, WVU is one of only 11 research-intensive land-grant institutions offering a single health sciences campus with accredited Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy and Public Health. WVU is West Virginia’s major research and development center. Our faculty conduct research totaling over $195 million in sponsored contracts and grants per year, and WVU has earned an R1 research classification (highest research activity) as described by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching classifies WVU as a comprehensive doctoral institution with medical programs – placing it among only 50 such public and 28 private institutions nationwide, and WVU has earned the Carnegie Foundation’s Community Engagement Classification, which only 6% of all universities have. WVU is located in beautiful Morgantown, WV, in the heart of Mountaineer Country, which is within easy traveling distance of Washington, DC and Pittsburgh, PA. This award-winning city has been rated the "No. 1 Small City in America" (BizJournals.com), the ninth best college town in America (Business Insider), one of the "South’s Best Small Towns" (Southern Living) and one of the "Top 100 Best Places to Live" (Livability).

Electronic submission of application with supporting credentials (including a cover letter, vitae, and list of three professional references) can be made at: https://wvu.taleo.net/careersection/faculty/jobdetail.ftl?job=16905

The position remains open until filled.

West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer, and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.