[Coral-List] Microbiologist position at FIU

Laurie Richardson richardl at fiu.edu
Wed Oct 23 07:45:34 EDT 2013

The Department of Biological Sciences at Florida International University (http://biology.fiu.edu/) is seeking applicants for a tenure track (Assistant or Associate Professor) position in MICROBIOLOGY.  Areas of prospective research foci include but are not limited to: bacterial pathogenicity, virology, microbial genomics, and environmental microbiology. The Department of Biological Sciences has 4,700 majors and 120 graduate students in fields ranging from cell and molecular biology to evolution and ecology. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an externally funded research program, supervise graduate students in our Ph.D. program, and teach upper level undergraduate and graduate level courses in areas of expertise in addition to rotation in teaching General Microbiology. Position is contingent upon funding.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 506792 at https://careers.fiu.edu<https://careers.fiu.edu/> and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a summary of research interests and teaching goals in a single PDF file. In addition, applicants should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to John Makemson at makemson at fiu.edu.  To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by December 1, 2013.  Review will continue until position is filled.
Florida International University is a comprehensive university offering 340 majors in 188 degree programs in 23 colleges and schools<http://main.fiu.edu/academics/colleges-schools/index.html>, with innovative bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs across all disciplines including medicine, public health, law, journalism, hospitality, and architecture. FIU is Carnegie-designated as both a research university with high research activity and a community-engaged university. Located in the heart of the dynamic south Florida urban region, our multiple campuses serve over 50,000 students, placing FIU among the ten largest universities in the nation. Our annual research expenditures in excess of $100 million and our deep commitment to engagement have made FIU the go-to solutions center for issues ranging from local to global. FIU leads the nation in granting bachelor’s degrees, including in the STEM fields, to minority students and is first in awarding STEM master’s degrees to Hispanics. Our students, faculty, and staff reflect Miami’s diverse population, earning FIU the designation of Hispanic-Serving Institution. At FIU, we are proud to be ‘Worlds Ahead’! For more information about FIU, visit fiu.edu<http://www.fiu.edu/>.
FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and is an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer.

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