Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Cell Biology West Virginia University School of Medicine invites applications for the Teaching Assistant/Associate Professor
The Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Cell Biology seeks a distinguished scientist educator as Faculty Teaching Assistant/Associate Professor to further its mission to teach the subjects of immunology and medical microbiology to undergraduate and postgraduate students. This is a fulltime, non-tenure track position. The selected candidate will exhibit extraordinary teaching and organizational skills. He/she will hold a primary faculty appointment in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Cell Biology in the WVU School of Medicine.
Reporting to leadership in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Cell Biology in the WVU School of Medicine, the appointed faculty will be provide course work for students majoring in immunology and microbiology as well as to graduate, medical and non-major undergraduate students. He/she will be involved in academic advising to undergraduate immunology and medical majors. The successful candidate will be a recognized educator, established in his/her field, with a PhD or MD/PhD degree and a track record of excellence in teaching, demonstrated by high quality publications in peer-reviewed journals, development of innovative teaching methods in the fields of immunology and medical microbiology as well as excellent student and peer reviews. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications.
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship, offers high quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU is located in Morgantown, West Virginia, has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America, with divisional campuses in Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg, and Montgomery. WVU is a Research University (Highest Research Activity) and ranks among the top 100 public universities in the nation, including a top 15 ranking in most affordable tuition for out-of-state students. WVU offers 184 degrees throughout the 15 colleges and schools within the university. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy, and forensics. There are more than 32,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide who are pioneering, passionate, innovative, tireless and caring.