Dept. Chair position

Charles A. Lessman clessman at
Fri Jan 16 15:48:04 EST 1998

Chair Department Of Microbiology And Molecular Cell Sciences 

The University of Memphis invites applications and nominations for the
position of Chair of the
Department of Microbiology and Molecular Cell Sciences. Minimum
qualifications include the
Ph.D. degree and academic qualifications commensurate with the academic
rank of Professor of
microbiology and molecular cell sciences. The candidate's area of
research specialization may be
in biochemistry, cell biology, developmental biology, microbiology, or
molecular biology. We
seek an individual with a distinguished record of performance in
research, grantsmanship, and
teaching with potential or demonstrated abilities to lead and manage a
newly formed academic
department. The candidate will be expected to participate in
undergraduate and graduate
education and therefore must be committed to excellence in teaching. The
applicant should also
possess interpersonal and leadership skills in mentoring faculty,
directing students, and
performing administrative duties. The department offers a B.S. degree in
microbiology and
molecular cell sciences, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in biology with
concentrations in
microbiology or molecular cell sciences. The department's website
address is website:|~microcell/mmcs.html. 

Review of applications will begin January 7, 1998, and continue until
the position is filled.
Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, a statement addressing
philosophy and research interests, and at least three letters of
recommendation to: Search
Committee Chair, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Cell Sciences,
Campus Box
526041, The University of Memphis, 201 Life Sciences Building, Memphis,
TN 38152-6041.
E-mail: bjtaller at 

The University of Memphis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action

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