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Microbiologist/Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track)
California State University, Northridge

  • Oct. 18, 2017
  • Microbiologist/Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track)
  • Biology Department
  • California State University, Northridge
    Northridge, CA
    United States
  • Open until filled - Screening of applications will start 11/20/17
  • Aug. 22, 2018
  • Assistant Professor
  • Biology - Microbiology
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California State University, Northridge, seeks a microbiologist for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor of Biology. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. and have postdoctoral experience. Two or more years is preferred but not required. Candidates must demonstrate commitment and ability to work with students and colleagues from diverse backgrounds. The successful candidate shall develop a research program involving undergraduate and Master’s students and demonstrate teaching excellence. Individuals trained in prokaryotic microbiology with research experience incorporating -omics technologies (e.g. genomics, metagenomics, transcriptomics, and/or proteomics) with molecular, biochemical, and/or computational methodologies are especially encouraged to apply. We seek candidates that complement existing strengths and promote collaborative research activities in the department. Teaching may include Introductory Biology, Principles of Microbiology, Food Microbiology, Medical Microbiology, and specialty courses. CSUN is a Learning Centered University. The successful candidate will be expected to join faculty and staff in a commitment to active learning, to the assessment of learning outcomes, and to multiple pathways that enable students to graduate.

How to Apply:
Applicants should submit (1) a cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) statement of research interests, (4) statement of teaching philosophy, including how the candidate’s teaching reaches a diverse student body, (5) summary of teaching experience, (6) up to three publications, and (7) three letters of recommendation to the website application link below.

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  • California State University, Northridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity

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Contact Information

  • Rachel Mackelprang
    Biology Department
    California State University, Northridge
    18111 Nordhoff Street
    Northridge, CA 91330-8303
  • 818-677-4589
  • 818-677-2034


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