Assistant Professor of Biology (Microbiology)

Summary

Position Title

Assistant Professor of Biology (Microbiology)

Department

College of Arts & Sciences

Status

Full Time/Exempt (Tenure Track)

Position Summary

The Department of Biology and Marine Science invites applications for a full time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position to teach medical microbiology at Jacksonville University. The responsibilities of this position include (1) teaching undergraduate medical microbiology in support of both the Biology and Marine Science department and the College of Health Sciences, (2) engaging in research involving undergraduate, and (3) participating in departmental/university service. A commitment to providing high quality education through teaching excellence is expected.

Jacksonville University supports the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences. Jacksonville University is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be evaluated for employment without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, protected veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other protected characteristics under applicable Florida and Federal laws. Jacksonville University is located in a beautiful riverfront setting in suburban Jacksonville, across the St. Johns River from downtown and just minutes from the Atlantic Ocean. The 240-acre campus includes a half-mile of riverfront, oak-lined paths, and a mix of historic and new campus buildings.

Prerequisites Required for Position

Minimum Education Requirement

  • PhD or equivalent degree with expertise in microbiology required.

Minimum Work Experience

  • Previous teaching experience and evidence of an active research agenda in the area of microbiology is required.

Important Note

This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required for this position. The University reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs.

To Apply

Review of applications will begin by October 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled with an intended start date of August 15, 2020. Applicants need to send the following application files in a single PDF file to biology@ju.edu:

  • Letter of interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • Teaching statement
  • JU Faculty application
  • Unofficial transcripts (official transcripts will be needed before hiring)
  • Background Authorization Form
  • A list of three references, including their contact information

All inquiries may be addressed to the search committee via the email referenced above.