Assistant Professor in Bacterial Pathogenesis - Department of Cell Biology, Microbiology and Molecular Biology
Department: Cell Biology, Microbiology, and Molecular Biology (CMMB) / 0-1210-000
College: College of Arts & Science
Salary Plan: Faculty
Hiring Salary: Negotiable / Commensurate with Experience
Job ID 32031
The Department of Cell Biology, Microbiology, and Molecular Biology (CMMB) at the University of South Florida (USF) celebrates diversity and inclusive excellence in our vibrant community. We are seeking applications for a 9-month tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in bacterial pathogenesis with the expected start date of August 7, 2023. Appropriate disciplinary specialties may include but are not limited to the molecular study of bacterial pathogens, antibiotic resistance, drug development, host-microbe interaction, and omics approaches. Candidates should have a Ph.D. degree in Microbiology or a related discipline, postdoctoral experience, and a proven track record as evidenced by a robust publication record. Position is open until filled, review of applications begins on December 1, 2022.
The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain a strong, externally funded research program, as well as to contribute to the education of undergraduate and graduate students. The department offers outstanding laboratory space, as well as a competitive salary and start-up package for the successful candidate.
CMMB is part of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS). Opportunities for collaboration exist within CAS, including with the Departments of Chemistry and Physics, and across the USF campus, including with the USF Colleges of Medicine, Public Health, and Engineering, the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, the Johnnie B. Byrd Sr. Alzheimer's Institute, the Center for Biological Defense, and Center for Drug Discovery and Innovation. USF is designated by the Carnegie Foundation as a Research University/Very High Research Activity and has one of the fastest-growing biomedical research bases in the country.
QUALIFICATIONS (Education & Experience):
Ph.D. degree in Microbiology is required. Applications from individuals who are ABD will beaccepted, but the degree must be conferred by appointment start date.
Ph.D. degree in Microbiology or a related discipline, postdoctoral experience, and a proven track record as evidenced by a robust publication record.
Information for Applicants
This position is subject to a Level 1 criminal background check.
Job Opening Number: 32031
Posting Date: 9/12/2022
Posting End Date: Open Until Filled, with review of applications beginning 12/1/2022
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Application information: Applicants should use the online application link to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae including the names of at least three referees, research plan, statement of teaching philosophy, and a diversity statement describing experience with and plans for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion.
We strongly encourage minority candidates to apply. Position is open until filled, review of applications begins on December 1, 2022.
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