Faculty Position (exempt)
Position TitleAssistant Professor
Basic FunctionThe Biology Department at California Lutheran University (CLU) seeks to fill an assistant professor position in Microbiology starting in the Fall of 2013. Special consideration will be given to candidates working in the area of microbial physiology. Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. and provide evidence of excellence in teaching, as well as a strong commitment to developing a research program involving undergraduate students. Teaching experience, postdoctoral research experience, and experience in collaborative grant writing are desirable.
Representative DutiesThe candidate will be expected to work with other faculty to integrate modern molecular and cell biological approaches into the curriculum. The successful candidate will teach lecture and laboratory courses, including introductory biology, microbiology, and other courses in their field of expertise. Candidates with interests in interdisciplinary interactions and with abilities to contribute to interdisciplinary programs such as Biochemistry and Molecular Biology will be given special consideration.
EnvironmentCLU is an accredited, private, comprehensive university located midway between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles. Additional information may be found at www.callutheran.edu. California Lutheran University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The university encourages candidates who will contribute to the cultural diversity of CLU to apply.
Application ProcedureFor further information, contact Dennis Revie, Chair of Biology, at email@example.com. To apply, send a cover letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, statements of teaching philosophy/interests and research interests, and three letters of recommendation along with contact information for your references. Application materials should be sent via email to: Chair, Microbiology Search Committee c/o Vicki Wright firstname.lastname@example.org Completed applications must be received no later than October 15, 2012.
California Lutheran University is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process can be provided to individuals with qualifying disabilities. Please contact the Human Resources Department for further information or to request an accommodation.