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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Parasitology and Immunology

Jobs Available
Posted: 
09/10/2019
Expiration Date: 
10/15/2019

The Department of Biology at Texas State University (www.bio.txstate.edu) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position specializing in parasitology with a strong emphasis in immunology.  
 
The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in parasitology and in host-parasite immunology. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to develop an externally funded research program involving graduate and undergraduate students that complements the strengths of our 50-member faculty.  
 
Required qualifications are an earned Ph.D. with a research emphasis in the biological sciences or related field and a record of peer-reviewed publications on parasites and immunology. Preferred qualifications include postdoctoral experience, a record of grant funding to support research, and research experience in parasite biology and immunology, such as immune response and host-parasite dynamics associated with infections by metazoan parasites.  
 
Salary and start-up package are competitive and negotiable. For full consideration, all application materials must be received by October 15, 2019.  
 
Interested applicants should submit the following materials:  1. Letter of application;  2. Research statement;  3. Statement of teaching philosophy that addresses teaching at a large public university with a diverse student body;  4. Current CV;  5. Pdfs of up to five relevant publications; and  6. Contact information for five individuals willing to serve as references.  
 
Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered: https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/26076. Questions regarding this position should be addressed to Shannon Weigum, sweigum@txstate.edu, (512) 245-1774, Texas State University, 601 University Drive, San Marcos, TX 78666.