Clemson University: College of Science: Biological Sciences Assistant Professor- Microbiology
Location: Long 132
The Department of Biological Sciences at Clemson University invites applications for three tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in (1) Microbiology, (2) Cellular and Molecular Biology, and (3) Organismal Biology, with expected start dates of August 2018. Located on the shores of Lake Hartwell in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Clemson is a US News and World Report's top 25 public University. The department of Biological Sciences is a founding member of the newly formed College of Science, a central player in the university's new strategic plan, ClemsonForward.( https://www.clemson.edu/forward/). The University's excellent research resources include the globally ranked Palmetto high performance computing cluster, the Clemson University Genomics and Computational Biology Laboratory, the Clemson University Light Imaging Facility, the Campbell Museum of Natural History, and the 17,500-acre Clemson Experimental Forest. The University and Department are committed to building a community of inclusive excellence, where faculty scholars are dedicated to working and teaching in a multi-cultural environment (http://www.clemson.edu/inclusion/). We are also supportive of the needs of dual career couples. We seek creative, interactive scholars who address cutting-edge research questions that complement and enhance the Department's existing research strengths (http://www.clemson.edu/science/departments/biosc/). They are expected to establish a nationally recognized and externally funded research program, demonstrate teaching excellence, and participate in relevant graduate programs. Position 1. We seek a microbiologist who explores basic questions in infectious disease or microbial physiology. The successful applicant uses molecular and/or computational approaches to study archaea, bacteria, viruses or single-celled eukaryotes at the cellular level. Individuals who focus on host-pathogen interactions, regulatory or virulence mechanisms, antimicrobial resistance, energetics, microbe-microbe interactions and/or closely associated research areas are especially encouraged to apply. Besides those in the department, potential collaborators include faculty associated with the Eukaryotic Pathogens Innovation Center, as well as the Genetics and Biochemistry and Bioengineering Departments, among others.
Successful candidates must hold a Ph.D. and have substantial postdoctoral experience.
Applicants should submit the following items to the distinct Interfolio link listed for the position to which they apply: (1) letter of application; (2) CV; (3) statement of research interests and future plans; (4) statement of teaching interests and experience; (5) statement describing past experience and/or future plans to promote diversity and inclusion; and (6) up to three reprints in one PDF. Applicants should also arrange, through Interfolio, for three confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted.
Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Barbara Campbell (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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