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Assistant Professor, Microbiology

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Biological Sciences Department

Job Title: Assistant Professor, Microbiology
Reference Code: FY18-047
Job Location: Edwardsville , IL
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Biology/biotechnology/life sciences
Date Posted: 2017-10-17
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Assistant Professor, Microbiology
Biological Sciences Department
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Position Title: Assistant Professor, Microbiology

Job Description/Responsibilities

The Department of Biological Sciences at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor, Microbiology.

We seek applicants with training in microbiology focusing on microbial ecology and/or microbiomics.

The successful candidate will share responsibility for teaching microbiology and bacteriology courses will offer upper-division courses in the candidate’s area of expertise, and may also participate in non-majors courses in biology.

Candidates should exhibit potential for independent and innovative research involving Master’s and undergraduate students.

Terms of Appointment: Continuing academic year (nine month) appointment: tenure eligible.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications, experience, and credentials.

Job Requirements


A Ph.D. in the biological sciences or related field with demonstrated expertise in microbiology. Post-doctoral teaching and/or research experience preferred.

Source of Funds: State

Information and Application Process Instructions

Application Process

To apply, send letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests and goals, curriculum vitae, copies/scans of all transcripts, and no more than three reprints.

Three confidential reference letters should be sent directly to the Department. All materials should be sent to:

Chair, Microbiologist Search Committee
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Department of Biological Sciences
Box 1651
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1651

Electronic submission is encouraged. Electronic document in PDF format should be emailed to: microbiologist@siue.edu

Application Deadline

For optimal consideration in a first pool of applicants, all application materials must be received by December 8, 2017. A second pool of applicants may be reviewed after this date if the position is not filled from the first pool of applicants. The position will remain open until the position is filled.

SIUE is a state university - benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas. Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities.

The SIUE Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at http://www.siue.edu/securityreport. The report contains campus safety and security information, crime statistics, fire safety policies, and fire statistics for the previous three calendar years. This report is published in compliance with Federal law, titled the “Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act” and the Higher Education Opportunity Act also known as the “Campus Fire Safety Right to Know.” For those without computer access, a paper copy of the report may be obtained, with a 24-hour notice, from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration, Rendleman Hall, Room 2228, 618-650-2536.

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To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Chair, Microbiologist Search Committee as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on www.AcademicCareers.com. Thank you.

Chair, Microbiologist Search Committee
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Department of Biological Sciences
Box 1651
Edwardsville , IL 62026-1651
E-Mail: microbiologist@siue.edu

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