Assistant Professor, Microbiology

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is seeking candidates for a tenure-track faculty position in microbiology. The primary role of this position will be to support the College’s undergraduate Microbiology and graduate Molecular Biosciences program.

It is anticipated that this position will be filled at the Assistant Professor level but well qualified candidates may be considered for advanced rank. The anticipated start date for this position is fall 2014, but it awaits final budgetary approval.

All applicants must have a Ph.D. and relevant post-doctoral experience. Applicants are expected to have a strong publication record, defined research plan for securing extramural funding, and a commitment to teaching and research at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

Preference will be given to candidates with a primary research focus in one or more of the following areas of biomedical microbiology: infectious disease, immunology, host-microbe interactions, microbial pathogenesis, microbial physiology, microbial genetics, or vaccinology.

Qualified applicants in related specialties will also be given consideration and are encouraged to apply. It is desirable that candidates have prior independent teaching experience.

ACPHS offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package such as health insurance, retirement, and tuition reimbursement for faculty and the children of faculty members. Salary and start-up funds will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit a letter outlining their specific interest in this position and relevant experience, curriculum vitae, research plans, teaching interests/experience and the contact information for three references to: arts.sciences@acphs.edu.

ACPHS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.