Assistant Professor, Microbiology - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Job ID:  2070

The Department of Microbiology at Miami University, Oxford, OH, invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor in Immunology to start August 2016.

This Assistant Professor position in Immunology will have research interests emphasizing host response to microbial pathogens and/or vaccine development. Miami University has modern research laboratories with animal, microscopy, and molecular biology facilities.

The Department of Microbiology offers a wide range of academic opportunities, which include excellent undergraduate and graduate teaching and research.


A successful candidate will be expected to develop an externally funded research program involving both undergraduate and graduate students, and to achieve an excellent record of publication in peer-reviewed journals. Teaching duties include upper-level immunology and/or introductory biology courses. The candidate is also expected to carry out service to the University.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidate should have a Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience in immunology, microbiology, or a related discipline.

Preferred Qualifications

Strong candidates will have research interests emphasizing host response to microbial pathogens and/or vaccine development; the ability to achieve teaching and mentoring excellence, and will be willing to contribute to curricular development.  

Special Instructions to Applicant

Include three references and their contact information in application.

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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