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Assistant/Associate Professor

ETSU - Health Sciences
37614, Johnson City
Commensurate with experience.
Closing date
Apr 10, 2023

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Life Sciences, Biomedical Sciences
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East Tennessee State University – Department of Health Sciences – Assistant or Associate Professor – Microbiologist/Cell Biologist/Physiologist. The Department of Health Sciences, in the College of Public Health, at East Tennessee State University, seeks applications for a 9-month tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor level position beginning in August 2023. For consideration at the rank of Associate Professor, the successful applicant will be expected to have already established a continuously funded research program accompanied by a strong publication record.

The successful candidate will develop their research lab, teach a class in their specialty, and contribute to the instructional goals of the department. Teaching load and service expectations will be negotiable based on research productivity but will include at least one course and any associated labs each semester. The successful candidate is expected to establish a competitive lab-based research program and pursue extramural funding. An appropriate startup package and lab space are available for the position.

Minimum qualifications include an earned Ph.D. in Microbiology, Cellular & Molecular Biology, Human Physiology, or a related field, as well as post-doctoral research experience. Applicants with a background in Microbiology, Cell Biology, or Physiology are especially encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates with current publications related to their research endeavors.

The Department of Health Sciences is one of the five departments in the College of Public Health, which is part of ETSU (East Tennessee State University) Health. ETSU Health also houses the James H. Quillen College of Medicine, the Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy, the College of Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences, and the College of Nursing, making ETSU one of only 25 Universities in the United States with Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy, and Public Health. The Department of Health Sciences offers a B.S. in Microbiology, B.S. in Health Sciences, and B.S. in Health Sciences with a Biomedical Sciences concentration. The Department also offers an Undergraduate Honors program and joint Graduate programs with the Department of Biological Sciences (M.S. with Microbiology, Biology, or Biomedical Science concentrations) and with the Department of Biomedical Sciences, Quillen College of Medicine (Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences).

The value of employment at ETSU goes far beyond salary. Regular benefited ETSU employees enjoy a full range of benefits, services, and programs including paid time off & leave, paid holidays, health and life insurance, retirement, access to University facilities and services, and much more! Check out the ETSU Human Resources Benefits page for additional information.

ETSU is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all of our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion. East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Disclaimer: The Job Summary is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals in this classification. It is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Management reserves the right to revise the job or require different tasks to be performed as assigned to reflect changes in the position. Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations.

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