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Faulty jobs Microbiology - USA - Feb 2012

The Department of Biological Sciences at Clemson University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to begin August 2012. This is a revised version of the ad posted in November 2011 to add the level of Associate Professor. Candidates who have already applied do not need to apply again and their applications will be given full consideration. We are seeking a Microbial Ecologist with interests in microbe-environment interactions. A Ph.D. in microbiology or related field and postdoctoral experience is required. The Department offers the opportunity to collaborate with other faculty whose interests include genetics, pathogenesis, cell and developmental biology, ecology, immunology, nanotechnology as well as food, industrial, environmental and applied microbiology. The microbiology program within the Department offers BS, MS, and Ph.D. degrees. The successful candidate will be expected to establish an innovative, externally funded research program of national distinction. Excellent teaching and mentorship is expected. Teaching responsibilities include an undergraduate course in an area of microbe-environment interactions and graduate course(s) in one's specialty. The successful candidate's research will utilize modern molecular techniques to study microbial-host interactions, microbial ecology, microbial ecology of emerging pathogens, or environmental microbiology; and is expected to support the emphasis areas of Sustainable Environment and/or Biotechnology and Biomedical Sciences at Clemson University.
Applications should include a curriculum vitae, three reprints, a statement of current and planned research, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and names and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. Application materials should be sent by e-mail as one PDF file to: microsearch@clemson.edu and include "Microbial Ecologist" in the subject line. Further information about this position, departmental resources, programs, and faculty research interests are available at: http://www.clemson.edu/biosci and http://findjobs.clemson.edu.
Clemson University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or genetic information.