[Coral-List] JOB: Assistant Professor in Microbial Pathogenesis at CSU Chico

Cawa Tran cawa at hawaii.edu
Thu Aug 24 17:53:28 EDT 2017

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*Job ID:*
FA0100 Biological Sciences - Microbial Pathogenesis

*Appointment Type:*

*Time Base:*

Natural Sciences

*Link to Apply Online:*

*Campus Employment Homepage:*

*Date Posted:*
August 23, 2017

*Closing Date:*
Open Until Filled

*Brief Job Description*
CSU, Chico is committed to enriching its educational environment and its
culture through the diversity of its staff, faculty, students, and
administrators. Persons with interest and experience in helping to set and
achieve goals relative to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged
to apply. EO/M/F/Vet/Dis

The Position: The Department of Biological Sciences is searching for a
tenure track assistant or associate professor to start August 2018.
California State University, Chico is seeking faculty who are competent in
their field, collaborative with colleagues and staff, and committed to
student success. Position is contingent on funding.

Recruitment ID# FA0100

Minimum Qualifications: The minimum education requirement for appointment
to this position is a Ph.D. in Microbiology or related field, with a
specialization in Microbial Pathogenesis. A demonstrated ability or
potential to establish externally funded research, a record of publication,
a strong interest in teaching excellence and enthusiasm for mentoring
undergraduates as well as graduate students in research are also required.
The successful candidate must embrace a commitment to and/or experience
promoting and fostering a learning environment that is supportive of
individuals from diverse backgrounds

Preferred Qualifications: Postdoctoral experience and additional expertise
in areas of specialty, as well as evidence of teaching proficiency.
Candidates who can collaborate with current faculty in microbiology, cell
biology, genetics, immunology and biochemistry, are especially sought, as
are candidates with research expertise to help run and upgrade
research/teaching facilities in microbiology or molecular biology.

Responsibilities: This tenure-track position carries responsibilities in
the areas of teaching, scholarship, and service. Teaching duties include
upper division lecture and laboratory course in major’s microbiology, as
well as participation in lecture and laboratory instruction ranging from
lower-division to graduate courses. Scholarship duties include developing
an externally funded research program involving undergraduate and graduate
students. Successful candidates will receive research space, startup funds
and release time in the first two years of the appointment to help
establish their research program. Service duties include advising of
microbiology and biology majors, and committee work.

Salary: Salary commensurate with education and experience.

The Department: The Department of Biological Sciences includes 17 full-time
faculty, 25 master’s students, and 500 undergraduate biology majors with
options in cell & molecular biology, organismal, evolutionary, and
ecological biology, or plant biology, as well as 100 microbiology majors in
general or clinical lab microbiology. Department programs are enhanced by
diverse laboratory and field facilities, a student computer lab, media
preparation and stockrooms, and greenhouses. The Department has five very
active student clubs, including a Student Chapter of the American Society
for Microbiology. Full information is available at www.csuchico.edu/biol.
The College of Natural Sciences (http://www.csuchico.edu/nsci/) has further
resources including biochemistry faculty with expertise in microbial
proteomics and physiology.

Closing Date: Applications are due by September 22, 2017, when review will
begin. Complete applications received after this date may be considered
until the position is filled.

Complete online applications must include curriculum vitae or resume,
transcripts, recent publications, and statements of research and teaching
interests. Three letters of recommendation are required, however they must
be submitted via email directly to the committee chair.

Letters of recommendation and job-related questions should be directed to:
Gordon Wolfe, Search Committee Chair
Department of Biological Sciences
California State University Chico
Chico, CA 95929-0515
GWolfe2 at csuchico.edu

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A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed
satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU.
Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the
application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU
employees who apply for the position. For disability related accommodations
please call ADA Coordinator at (530) 898-5959.

CSU, Chico is an EO/M/F/Vet/Dis Employer and only employs individuals
authorized to work in the U.S. We consider qualified applicants for
employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin,
ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual
orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital
status, or protected veteran status.

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under
the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to
comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a
condition of employment.


Cawa Tran, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Biological Sciences

California State University, Chico

400 W. 1st St. | Chico, CA 95929-0515

Office: Holt 316 | Lab: Holt 259

Phone: (530) 898-3242 | Fax: (530) 898-5060

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