Natural Sciences

us: Natural Sciences [Tenure-Track | 100% | Duties: This position carries responsibilities in the areas of teaching, scholarship, and service. Teaching assignments total 10-14 class hours per week and includes, at a minimum, majors’ introductory microbiology lecture and lab (BIOL 371W), which focuses heavily on bacteria. In addition, based upon qualifications of the individual and the needs of the department, the candidate might participate in other majors’ courses ranging from lower-division undergraduate to graduate courses, or alternatively a non-majors’ introductory microbiology course. Scholarship duties include developing an externally-funded research program involving undergraduate and graduate students, supported by a startup package including research space, equipment and supp... | Minimum Requirements: The minimum education requirement for appointment to this position is a PhD in microbiology or a related field, with a specialization in prokaryotic or eukaryotic (protist or fungal) microbial pathogenesis, food or industrial microbiology, or microbial ecology. Candidates nearing completion of the terminal degree may be considered; however all requirements for conferral of the degree must be met no later than August 21, 2019. A demonstrated ability or potential to establish externally-funded research, a record of publication, and a strong interest in teaching excellence and enthusiasm for mentoring undergraduate and graduate students in research are also required. The successful candidate should provide evidence of their commitment to or ex... | Preferred Requirements: Postdoctoral experience and additional expertise in candidate’s area of specialty as well as evidence of teaching proficiency. Candidates who can interact with current faculty in microbiology, cell biology, genetics, immunology, and biochemistry are especially sought, as are candidates with research expertise to help run and upgrade research/teaching facilities in microbiology or molecular biology] / California State University, Chico (Chico State); Chico, California, United States