West Campus, Yale University

Position ID:Yale-WCA-DIRMDI [#2546]
Position Title: Director, Microbial Diversity Institute
Position Location:New Haven, Connecticut 06520, United States [map]
Subject Area: Microbiology
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2013/02/06, finished 2013/10/11, listed until 2013/08/06)
Position Description:    

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

Yale University – Microbial Diversity Institute Microbial Diversity Institute – Director Yale University, to further the development of its West Campus research enterprise, is seeking a faculty member at a senior rank to direct the Microbial Diversity Institute. The Faculty member will lead the newly created Institute in the West Campus of Yale University and will have a primary academic appointment in any of several life science and physical science departments within the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, the School of Engineering and Applied Science, the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, or the School of Medicine. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a relevant discipline, must be a recognized international leader in the field and must have a record of outstanding research that demonstrates originality in addressing significant questions in the broad area of microbial sciences. Relevant research areas include, among others, environmental microbiology; microbial interactions with other organisms; geomicrobiology; functional, comparative or evolutionary genomics; and microbial genetics, physiology or pathogenesis; and may focus on any group of microorganisms, including viruses, bacteria, archaea, or eukaryotes. Applicants should create a profile at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/2546 and upload a statement of research plans, curriculum vitae, and up to five reprints of published work(s). For further information, contact Ryan Croteau at ryan.croteau@yale.edu or PO Box 27394, West Haven, CT 06516. The review of applications will begin on 20 March 2013 and proceed until suitable candidates are identified. Yale University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff and strongly encourages applications from women and underrepresented minorities.

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Further Info:
Yale University
West Campus Administration
(Institute and job number)
PO Box 27390
West Haven, CT 06516-7390

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