The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of North Texas (UNT) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Microbiology and Microbial Genomics. Applicants with research interests in microbial processes that link genes to population, community, and ecosystem-level interactions are also encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will use modern approaches in microbial systems and have the skills to work independently as well as in collaborative groups. The successful candidate will be expected to obtain funding to support a vibrant research program in their discipline and engage in mentoring undergraduate and graduate research, and education by teaching courses in their area of expertise, which will include microbiology, microbial genomics, and allied subjects. The faculty member is also expected to participate in relevant regional, national, and international research communities within their disciplines.
The successful candidate will interact with diverse faculty, staff, and students within and between departments at UNT, including members from the Advanced Environmental Research Institute (AERI: http://aeri.unt.edu) and the BioDiscovery Institute (BDI: http://bdi.unt.edu), contributing to a strong tradition of interdisciplinary and collaborative research at UNT. The faculty member should have an interest and participate in our growing undergraduate (https://biology.unt.edu/undergraduate-programs) and graduate (http://biology.unt.edu/graduate-programs)
degree programs and is expected to help foster student growth along with other faculty members through instruction and research.