Open Rank Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Vector Biology
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Open Rank Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Vector Biology University of Notre Dame: College of Science: Biological Sciences
Location Notre Dame, IN
Open Date Sep 24, 2019
Description The Department of Biological Sciences seeks to recruit tenure-track faculty at an academic rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor who study the biology of arthropod vectors of human disease or vector-pathogen-host interactions. Individuals with expertise in ecology, behavior, physiology, or evolutionary, population and functional genomics, particularly those with cross-disciplinary and field-based research programs, are encouraged to apply.
The successful candidates will be highly productive with an established, or strong potential to establish, a vigorous externally funded research program that complements and synergizes with others in the department and across the University studying pathogen genomics, pathogenesis, disease ecology, epidemiology, and climate change.
New faculty will contribute to the undergraduate and graduate teaching mission of the Department of Biological Sciences, and join an integrative and collaborative research community with expertise that spans the breadth of the life sciences. Several faculty have active research partnerships with international field sites and associated research partners, including in Africa, Latin America, Asia, and the South Pacific. Department faculty have access to state-of-the-art genomics, bioinformatics, computing, mass spectrometry, proteomics, and imaging cores, specialized BSL-3 containment laboratories, insect rearing and research facilities, and an AAALAC-accredited animal facility. Information on the department and other college faculty and facilities can be found at http://biology.nd.edu and http://science.nd.edu. Opportunities also exist for collaboration with faculty at the adjoining Indiana University School of Medicine-South Bend.
The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive community and supports the needs of dual-career couples. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates.
Application Instructions Applicants should submit in PDF format, a cover letter, curriculum vitae, names and contact information of three professional references, 2-page statement of research interests and future research plans, and 2-page statement of teaching philosophy, approach, and experiences, to http://apply.interfolio.com/68836. Interested individuals are welcome to contact the search chair, Professor Nora Besansky, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will commence on November 27, 2019, and will continue until suitable candidates are identified.
This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at https://facultyhandbook.nd.edu/?id=link-73597.
Equal Opportunity Employment Statement The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).
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