Assistant Professor of Biology
Job posting number: #7086066
Posted: September 24, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionPosition Summary: The Department of Biology at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh invites applications for an Assistant Professor position beginning September 2022. This tenure-track faculty position will be split between Medical Technology and Biology and will involve teaching courses in Medical Bacteriology and Medical Mycology for Medical Technology, and undergraduate and graduate courses in Biology. In addition, the successful candidate will advise Medical Technology students and take part in program support activities assigned by the Program Director. The successful candidate will also pursue a research program, perform scholarship and service, advise Biology undergraduate and graduate students, and participate in department governance.
Responsibilities Teach courses in Biology and Medical Technology; participate in advising and other activities such as recruitment for the Medical Technology Program; establish a research program involving undergraduate and graduate students, and participate in service activities.
Required: 1. Ph.D. in Microbiology or terminal degree in closely related field earned or expected by September 2023.
2. Ability and knowledge necessary to teach courses in medical bacteriology, medical mycology, microbiology and introductory biology.
3. Strong background in medical microbiology through a combination of coursework and experience.
4. Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion
Preferred: 1. Post-doctoral research experience and teaching experience at the university level.
2. Background or experience in public health, medical technology, or clinical microbiology and/or medical technology desirable.
Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application:
Letter of interest
Brief statements of teaching philosophy (including advising) and research interests
Electronic copies of a maximum of 3 publications
List of 3 professional references who may be contacted for letters of recommendation (at least one from the candidate's current institution)
Unofficial transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended (official transcripts will be requested of all finalists)
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TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by (Friday, November 5, 2021) are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.
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