Tenure-Track Faculty in Biology

Georgia State University, Atlanta
Salary commensurate with experience
November 11 2021
Life Sciences, Biology
Position Type
Full Time
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Multiple Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Positions in Biology

Life Sciences at Georgia State University is experiencing dynamic growth in multiple departments across the University, and we invite applications for tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology to contribute to this growth. We seek outstanding researchers with expertise in cellular and molecular approaches to contribute to departmental expertise in the study of Microbiology, Virology, Neurobiology, Microbiomes, Immunology, Metabolic Disorders, Cancer, and other molecular sciences.

Successful candidates must hold a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree in Biology or a closely related discipline. Successful candidates must demonstrate potential for vigorous extramurally-funded research program that will synergize with existing research strengths in the Department of Biology and have a strong potential for research collaboration in biology and across life sciences at GSU. 

Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated ability to obtain extramural funding, a strong record of publications, and experience mentoring and teaching students from diverse backgrounds.

The selected candidate will be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate biology classes and sustain a vibrant collaborative externally-funded research agenda. A competitive salary, start-up funds and laboratory space will be provided. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, detailed research plan, statement of teaching philosophy, a diversity statement, and a list of names and contact information for at least three references to: biologysearch@gsu.edu . Feel free to contact Dr. Eric Gaucher with any questions about the position using this email address.

Georgia State is an enterprising R-1 university located in the heart of downtown Atlanta, a vibrant international city in the Southeastern U.S. Recent increases in research expenditures and investments in infrastructure have made the University one of the top research institutions in the nation (https://research.gsu.edu/about/). Our core facilities, animal facilities, a BSL-4 lab and several BSL-3 labs support ongoing research, and extensive interactions and collaborations with other Departments, Centers and Institutes foster strong interdisciplinary research at GSU. In 2021, US News and World Report ranked Georgia State as the 2nd most innovative university and 2nd in commitment to undergraduate students. Georgia State enrolls and graduates one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation and has received national recognition for its innovative approaches to ensuring student success. The university and the department are committed to serving this student body and advancing innovative research by building a diverse faculty. 

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled. Additional documentation may be requested at a later stage. An offer of employment will be conditional upon background verification.

Georgia State University is an equal opportunity employer. It continues to be the policy of the University to implement affirmative action and equal opportunity for all employees, students, contractors, consultants and applicants for employment or admission without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, gender, transgender status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or disability.

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