Microbiologist-Open Rank. Assistant Professor or higher rank in Microbiology

$78,000 - $135,000 yearly
  • Florida International University, Biological Sciences Department
  • Miami Florida, USA
  • Sep 20, 2019
Full time Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences

Job Description

The Department of Biological Science at Florida International University (https://biology.fiu.edu) is seeking qualified candidates for an Assistant Professor or higher rank in Microbiology.  We encourage applications from microbiologists with a wide range of research foci, and we are especially interested in Microbiologists working on bacteriophage biology, microbe-plant interactions, mycology, and marine microbial ecology. To maximize opportunity and experience for our diverse student population, we value and seek diversity in applicants for this position.

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


Preferred and Required Qualifications

The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain an externally funded research program, supervise graduate students in our Ph.D. program, as well as teach General Microbiology in addition to undergraduate and graduate courses in their area of expertise.  The minimum requirements are a Doctoral degree from an accredited institution, a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching and service, and active academic research.

Application Details

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 519363 at facultycareers.fiu.edu and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statements of teaching and research philosophy as a single pdf file. Please also provide names and contact information for at least three references who will be contacted upon submission of application. 

To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by October 18, 2019.  Review will continue until position is filled. Please direct inquiries about this search to the chairman of the search committee, Dr. James Fourqurean (fourqure@fiu.edu).

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