Biology/Arts and Sciences, Tufts University

Position ID:TuftsCS-Biology/Arts and Sciences-TT [#1719]
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Biology - Microbiology
Position Location:Medford, Massachusetts 02155, United States [map]
Subject Area: Microbiology
Appl Deadline:2012/10/15 finished (posted 2012/08/09, finished 2013/04/21, listed until 2013/02/09)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Biology at Tufts University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Microbiology. We seek a creative scholar with primary expertise in comparative or functional genomics, ecology of microbial populations, or genome evolution of microbial communities. Someone with the ability to work on multiple biological scales, ranging from the molecular to the community, is preferred. The successful candidate will use modern research techniques of computational genomics to address fundamental questions in evolution and ecology. The candidate will develop an active externally funded research program involving graduate and undergraduate students. Instructional duties will include an undergraduate microbiology course and an associated microbiology laboratory course, as well as contributions to other undergraduate or graduate courses based on the expertise and interests of the new faculty member. A clear commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate levels is essential. Doctoral degree, post-doctoral experience and a record of research productivity are required. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, separate statements of (1) research interests and plans and (2) teaching experience and philosophy, and three letters of reference. Submission of 1-3 select reprints in PDF format is encouraged. Review of applications begins October 15, 2012, and continues until the position is filled. Tufts University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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163 Packard Ave.
Tufts University
Medford MA 02155

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