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Non-Classified Opening

Visiting Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences (3843)

Non-Classified Classification

Idaho State University

Open for Recruitment: December 19, 2017 - January 22, 2018
Announcement # NONCLS042241
Salary Range: DOE -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Pocatello

SPECIAL NOTIFICATION:  This position is exempt from classified state service and the rules of the Division of Human Resources and the Idaho Personnel Commission.

Posting Number: req582
9 Month Full-Time
Faculty Non-Tenure Track
College of Science and Engineering
Pocatello - Main

Primary Purpose
The Department of Biological Sciences at Idaho State University seeks a full-time, non-tenure-track faculty member in Microbiology at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor. We encourage applications from candidates with research and teaching interests in any area of microbiology, including (but not limited to) virology, immunology, pathogenic microbiology, molecular biology, environmental microbiology, and the microbiome. The Department offers undergraduate (B.S.) and graduate (M.S. and Ph.D.) degrees in microbiology and biology, and a B.S. in biochemistry.

Key Responsibilities
The Department seeks a colleague who will provide research opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students in areas that complement other research activities in the department, teach microbiology and biology undergraduate and graduate courses in their area of expertise, and provide service that advances the Department’s mission and goals. The position requires a doctorate degree in microbiology or related field and postdoctoral experience.

Minimum Qualifications
•    Completed doctorate degree in microbiology, biology, or related field
•    Experience relevant to teaching microbiology molecular biology, or other relevant courses to undergraduate and graduate students
•    Clear, concise, and effective communication in English

Preferred Qualifications
•    Postdoctoral research experience
•    Record of scholarly research as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications in relevant journals
•    Experience directing research projects involving undergraduate and graduate students
•    Successful grant writing experience

Apply online at https://isu.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=582

Please submit the following documents with your application:
Submit a letter of interest including an explanation of how you meet the minimum and, if applicable, preferred qualifications; curriculum vitae; statement of research interests and goals; statement of teaching philosophy; and contact information for three professional references.

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by January 22, 2018. However, the position will remain open until filled. Salary has been approved at $60,000 annually, commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.

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