The Biology Department is seeking an industrial scientist with a substantive publication record, and with good organizational and communication skills, to direct an established Biotechnology program at Indiana University Bloomington (https://biology.indiana.edu/undergraduate/biotechnology/index.html).
The program grants BA/BS and Professional Science MS degrees to students seeking employment in the Biotech/Life Sciences sector. Responsibilities of the Director include coordination of the Biotechnology teaching faculty, assisting the Graduate Program Director with recruitment, establishing a laboratory for training students, recruiting new faculty, overseeing the budget, and teaching courses in Biotechnology. The Director will report to the Chair of the Biology Department.
Note: Instructional title commensurate with experience.
PhD or equivalent with substantial research and managerial experience in a private sector biotechnology, pharmaceutical, diagnostics, agricultural or related company.
Publications as first or last author in major peer-reviewed journals in their field of research, or patents in their area of expertise.
Ability to attract industry funds to support student research. Research can be in any area related to Biotechnology, with interests in microbiology or molecular biology given preference.
Department Contact for Questions:
For additional questions about the position, please contact Dr. Karen Bush (firstname.lastname@example.org).
OAA #: 22001-19
Appointment Status: Non-Tenure Track
Internal Number: 9200
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