This is a 9-month tenure-accruing position that will be 30% teaching (College of Agricultural and Life Sciences) and 70% research (Florida Agricultural Experiment Station), available in the Microbiology and Cell Science Department, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, at the University of Florida. Tenure will accrue in the Department of Microbiology and Cell Science. This assignment may change in accordance with the needs of the unit. Duties will include the development of a strong extramurally funded research program in an area related to virology. The incumbent will also be expected to develop a successful teaching program that includes teaching two courses in virology. The faculty member will participate actively graduate education by chairing graduate committees, serving on graduate committees, supervising thesis and dissertation research, supervising undergraduate research, and publishing the results with their graduate students. The faculty member will seek contract and grant funding actively to support their program. The faculty member will engage extensively in Extension activities in their program area.
Because of the IFAS land-grant mission, all faculty are expected to be supportive of and engaged in all three mission areas—Research, Teaching and Extension—regardless of the assignment split specified in the position description.
The Microbiology and Cell Science Department includes 25 tenured and tenure-track faculty as well as five non-tenure faculty members who serve as instructors. Our faculty are located primarily in one building but we also have four faculty members at the Genetics Institute building, two at the Ft. Lauderdale Research and Education Center, two at the Florida Space Life Sciences Laboratory on Merritt Island, and one at the Citrus Research and Education Center at Lake Alfred. Excellent microscopy facilities are available in our building including a state-of-the-art CryoEM instrument.
A doctorate (foreign equivalent acceptable) in virology, microbiology, cell biology, or a closely related discipline is required with published experience in virology research。 At least two years of postdoctoral experience is required。 Candidates should have demonstrated skills in verbal and written communication, interpersonal relationships, and procurement of extramural funding。 Candidates must be supportive of the mission of the Land-Grant system。 Candidates must also have a commitment to IFAS core values of excellence, diversity, global involvement, and accountability。
Strong data analysis and computer skills are important.
For full consideration, candidates should apply and submit additional materials by 28 May 2020. The position will remain open until a viable applicant pool is determined.
Nominations are welcome. Nominations need to include the complete name and address of the nominee. This information should be sent to:
Please refer to Requisition # 61162
Professor Nemat O。 Keyhani
Chair, Search and Screen Committee
广东11选五 University of Florida
Microbiology and Cell Science Department
广东11选五 1355 Museum Dr., PO Box 110700
Gainesville, FL 32611-0700
Electronic Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org