University of Maine
College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture
Department of Molecular and Biomedical Sciences
The Department of Molecular & Biomedical Sciences (MBMS) seeks a 50% research-50% teaching, tenure-track, academic year, Assistant Professor of Microbiology, effective September 2013. The successful applicant will teach and provide research opportunities for undergraduate students in capstone research and independent study and for graduate students. The successful candidate will develop and maintain an externally funded research program as well as teach undergraduate Microbiology, another specialty in Microbiology, and develop a graduate course in their specialty. The specific research emphasis of this position is flexible and may include, but is not limited to, the use of genomic and proteomic approaches to study the host-pathogen interactions, response to pathogenic infection, or microbial pathogenesis, quorum sensing and other factors in microbial population dynamics. The University has a state-of-the-art zebrafish facility and is building a core of investigators applying genomics approaches to biomedical research. A Ph.D. in Microbiology, or a relevant field is required by date of hire. Postdoctoral research experience is also required.
To apply: Please send cover letter, curriculum vitae, research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy, and names and addresses of three references to: Dr. Carol Kim (firstname.lastname@example.org), Microbiologist Search Committee, Department of Molecular & Biomedical Sciences, 5735 Hitchner Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5735.
Further information may be found at www.umaine.edu/biomed Review of applications will begin April 5, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Incomplete applications cannot be considered. Appropriate background checks will be required.
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The University of Maine is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer