University of Minnesota: THREE Faculty Positions in Microbial Biology

Are you a creative microbiologist who excels at working collaboratively and pushing disciplinary boundaries?

Then we want to hear from you. The College of Biological Sciences at the University of Minnesota announces a cluster hire in microbial biology that will recruit three tenure-track assistant professors in the Department of Plant and Microbial Biology. We seek outstanding microbiologists who utilize various approaches (including physiology, molecular biology, computation, microbial diversity, cell biology, genetics, biochemistry, ecology and/or evolution) to understand microorganisms in fundamental, environmental and/or applied contexts. We encourage applicants working in research areas such as: Archaeal Microbiology, Environmental Metagenomics, Eukaryotic Microbiology, Industrial Microbiology, and Microbial Cellular Biology.

Positions are 9-month appointments starting the fall of 2017. Major responsibilities include developing strong, extramurally-funded research programs, teaching in microbial biology, mentoring undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral researchers, and professional service. Successful candidates require:

Interested in joining the CBS faculty? Visit the college’s hiring website for detailed information (z.umn.edu/cbsfacultyhiring). Evaluation of applications will begin November 15, 2016. Find out what makes Minnesota a great place to work and live. Learn more about the College of Biological Sciences, the University of Minnesota, and the Twin Cities.

The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. The University supports the work-life balance of its faculty and especially encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented groups.


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last updated 9-Oct-2016