[ES_JOBS_NET] Assistant Professor of Biology (Microbiology) (TT)

K. Gibson kgibson at geol.sc.edu
Fri Sep 29 06:38:38 MDT 2017

Assistant Professor of Biology (Microbiology) (Tenure-track)
The Department of Biology and Geology at the University of South Carolina Aiken (web.usca.edu/biology <http://www.usca.edu/biogeo>) seeks applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Biology. Start date: August 16, 2018. Required: Ph.D. in microbiology or related field, commitment to excellence in teaching, proven research and publication record commensurate with career level, ability to develop a laboratory-based research program that includes mentoring undergraduate research.  Preferred: Postdoctoral experience, teaching experience at undergraduate level, record of continuous scholarly activity, strong interest in teaching and research at a small comprehensive liberal arts institution.  Primary teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate courses in microbiology and a specialty area within the biology major, as well as microbiology for Allied Health majors.  The successful candidate will be expected to develop an active research program that includes mentoring of undergraduate research projects.  The department has a history of funded research and places a high value on undergraduate research.
The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, located just 20 minutes from Augusta, GA, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,500 students in 50 programs of study. USC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide "America’s Best Colleges." The 2017 distinction marks USC Aiken’s 19th consecutive ranking among the top three in this category and its 12th time in first place. 
USC Aiken pumps $281 million into the local economy every year, and was listed as a 2016 Great Colleges to Work For. We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries.  USC Aiken has eleven NCAA Division II Athletic programs.  The City of Aiken is best noted as a cultural and horse community. Visit:  www.usca.edu <http://www.usca.edu/>.
Review of applications will begin November 1, 2017 and continue until position is filled.  Apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/19071 <https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/19071>.  Send copies of your unofficial transcripts of undergraduate and graduate study, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. April DeLaurier, Search Committee Chair, Department of Biology and Geology, USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801. Questions may be directed to Dr. DeLaurier at AprilD at usca.edu <mailto:AprilD at usca.edu>. Finalists will be required to submit official hard copy transcripts. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE. 
Dr. K.A.Gibson
School of the Earth Ocean and Environment
University of South Carolina 
Columbia, SC 29208

Office (USCA): 803-641-3379
Cell: 215-595-3022
kgibson at geol.sc.edu

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