Assistant Professor of Human Pathogen or Vector Biology. The Department of Biological Sciences seeks faculty candidates who study the biology of human pathogens or vectors of importance to global health. Individuals with expertise in any area involving the biology of a human pathogen, pathogen vector, or the response of the human host to infection, particularly those with cross-disciplinary research programs, are encouraged to apply.
New faculty will contribute to the undergraduate and graduate teaching mission of the Department of Biological Sciences. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a vigorous externally funded research program that complements active interdisciplinary research in the department and across the University.
New faculty will join an integrative and collaborative research community with expertise that spans the breadth of the life sciences. Several faculty have active research partnerships with international field sites and associated partners, including in Africa, Latin America, Asia, and the South Pacific. Department faculty have access to state-of-the-art genomics, bioinformatics, computing, mass spectrometry and proteomics, and imaging cores, specialized BSL-3 containment laboratories, insect rearing and research facilities, and an AAALAC-accredited animal facility. Information on department and other college faculty and facilities can be found at http://biology.nd.edu and http://science.nd.edu. Opportunities also exist for collaboration with faculty at the adjoining Indiana University School of Medicine-South Bend.
Review of applications will commence November 27, 2017, and will continue until suitable candidates are identified.
Must have a Ph.D., postdoctoral experience and an established record of research accomplishments.
Qualified individuals should submit in PDF format, a cover letter, curriculum vitae, separate statements of research and teaching interests, and contact information for three references.
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