Tenure Track faculty position in Pathogenesis at Washington State University

Faculty Position in Cellular Microbiology
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
School of Molecular Biosciences
Washington State University
The School of Molecular Biosciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine at
Washington State University in Pullman, WA and its Director, Dr. Jonathan Jones, seek to
hire outstanding individuals for p e rma n e n t , f u l l - t ime tenure-track positions at the
rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (http://www.smb.wsu.edu/) depending on
qualifications. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to establish their research
programs in a state-of-the-art building specifically designed and equipped for biological
research. The research interest of t h e applicant should be in the area of microbiology with
a focus on microbe-cell interactions and their cellular trafficking. Duties will include
maintaining a strong, externally funded research program, teaching undergraduate and
graduate courses on topics of cellular and molecular biology, and participating in service at
the school, college, and/or university level. Job requirements include a PhD degree in
biosciences or a closely related field with a minimum of two years of post-doctoral
training in basic science, veterinary medicine, medicine, or a related discipline. Candidates
for an assistant professor position must demonstrate the potential to establish and maintain
an externally funded research program. Applicants for the posi t ion of associate or full
professor must have an extramurally-funded research program with a record of peerreviewed
publications and national/international recognition. The successful candidate must
demonstrate a commitment and ability to successfully advocate for diversity and values of
Applications, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a statement of research
interests and teaching philosophy, should be submitted electronically via:
The candidate should also solicit three letters of recommendation to be submitted
electronically to the same address. Screening of applications will begin October 1, 2014.
Start date is open, and salary will be commensurate with experience. Direct questions to
Washington State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.