Work Location: Springfield Campus
Pay Grade: Unclassified
Posting Number: 20160125FTF
The Assistant Professor is a member of the ranked faculty with an intermediate academic rank who has demonstrated achievement in the areas of teaching, research, and professional service appropriate to the discipline. The Assistant Professor’s teaching responsibilities are assigned by the academic department head and may include serving as an academic advisor. The Assistant Professor engages in scholarly activities beyond those associated with teaching and is expected to demonstrate professional productivity in research, based upon the availability of resources and consistent with the mission of the University.
Description of Primary Duties:
Teaching courses in Microbiology, environmental microbiology, and industrial microbiology; advisement of graduate and undergraduate students; and externally-funded research that involves students.
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
The minimum acceptable qualifications for the position of Assistant Professor are prescribed in the Faculty Handbook. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.
An earned PhD in the biological sciences, a record of peer-reviewed publications in microbiology, a commitment to teaching, research, and service, and excellent oral and written communication skills. The letter of application must include a commitment to working with diverse student populations.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
The First Date of Consideration will be January 16, 2017.
Teaching courses in Industrial Microbiology, Environmental Microbiology, and specialty; advisement of graduate and undergraduate students; and externally-funded research that involves students.