Pennsylvania State University: Faculty Positions in Microbiology

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Penn State invites applications for one or more tenure-track assistant, associate or full professor appointments in the area of Microbiology. We seek individuals who utilize organisms that belong to the domains Bacteria or Archaea and who apply established and emerging experimental approaches to investigate important questions in any area of microbial biology.

Competitive applicants will have a Ph.D., an outstanding record of research accomplishments, an innovative future research plan, an ability to achieve teaching excellence at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and a commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive community in the practice and teaching of science. The positions feature outstanding research space, a highly collaborative environment and competitive start-up packages.

Applications must be submitted electronically and should include

Women and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Three (or more) letters from professional references should be sent to [email protected]. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2019 and continue until the positions are filled.

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is a community with a strong commitment to fostering diversity, equality and inclusive excellence in all areas.

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last updated 13-Aug-2019