Open Faculty Position in Microbiology


Posted Date:
Sept. 3, 2013

Assistant Professor
Biological Sciences/COS.

Tenure track position. Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Qualified applicants must have Ph.D. in Microbiology or a related discipline; relevant postdoctoral experience preferred. Demonstrated excellence in both teaching and research, as well as outstanding communication skills are desired.

Marshall University emphasizes excellence in both teaching and research. Marshall's teaching philosophy emphasizes critical thinking and instills life-long learning. In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will establish an active, externally funded research program involving both undergraduate and graduate students. The primary teaching responsibilities will include microbiology courses for majors, microbiology service courses for non-majors, and participation in introductory biology courses. We also seek a colleague who will support our interdisciplinary programs and contribute to the university's general education curriculum with its emphasis on First Year Seminar and core courses, which are intended to enhance students;' critical thinking. The desired area of research is broadly defined as microbiology. We are especially interested in candidates whose research will complement existing research areas in the department. Startup funds will be supplied by our current NSF Rll grant.

Application Procedure:
Send cover letter, current curriculum vitae, statements of research plans and teaching philosophy, contact information for three references and selected reprints in a single PDF file referencing Search 13099 to: All applications and supporting material must include your name and Search 13099 in the subject line of the email. Candidates interviewing on campus must have all official transcripts (undergraduate and graduate) forwarded directly to chair of the search committee by their degree granting institutions, prior to the on-campus interview.

Application Deadline:
Position is open until filled.

Background Check Required:


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