Assistant Professor of Molecular/Cellular Biology

Bowling Green, Kentucky (US)
November 22 2021
Life Sciences, Biology
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Full Time
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The WKU Department of Biology invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor in Molecular/Cellular Biology. Candidates for the Molecular/Cellular Biology position will investigate prokaryotic and/or eukaryotic cells in areas including, but not limited to, cellular signaling, cell-cell interactions, organelle biology, intracellular trafficking, bioinformatics, and/or gene expression. Courses to be taught may include introductory biology, molecular/cellular biology for undergraduates and graduate students, and upper-level courses in area of specialty. The successful candidate will deliver high-quality instruction in both undergraduate and graduate courses, including courses in the Biology Department's pre-health curriculum, based on the expertise of the candidate. Each position will require development of an active, biomedically-relevant, research program attractive to M.S. students and to undergraduates in our pre-health programs, as well as career and academic advisement of pre-health professions students. The KY INBRE program provides a network of support for biomedical researchers and educators within the Commonwealth of Kentucky and presents many opportunities for collaboration as well as competitive funding programs. Opportunities are also available to collaborate on clinical research projects with physicians, residents, and fellows of Med Center Health and the University of Kentucky College of Medicine - Bowling Green Campus. Requirements: