VACANCY IN IMMUNOLOGY
Position: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF BIOLOGY
Tenure track position with full benefits to start September 1, 1998
Qualifications: Strong commitment to undergraduate education, strong
background in immunology; all sub-disciplines and approaches will be
considered. Use of molecular or cellular techniques in research program
desirable. Ph.D. required; post-doctoral experience preferred.
Previous teaching experience is desirable.
Responsibilities: Teaching nine course-equivalents per three quarter
year, with two course reduction for research. Lab sections count
towards teaching assignment. Teaching responsibilities may include:
introductory biology with lab for non-majors; intermediate-level
undergraduate course(s) with lab in immunology and microbiology; and
graduate/advanced undergraduate course in candidates area of expertise.
Active and productive research program in immunology is required.
Start-up funds are available from the College; research grants are
provided by the College and University on a competitive basis;
Departmental support for continuous research activity will also be
provided. Animal care facilities in the new Biology/Environmental
Sciences building will be available. The candidate will be encouraged
to seek external funding to further support research activities.
After the first year, colleagues participate in student academic
advising and develop a program of
service to the Department, College and University.
Program: The Dept. of Biological Sciences serves approximately 300
undergraduate majors, sponsors a modest M.S. graduate program with
thesis research requirement, participates in an allied interdisciplinary
major in Environmental Sciences, and provides instruction for the
General Education Program. We are a young research-active faculty with
a strong commitment to teaching. A new Biology-Environmental Sciences
building is being constructed with an expected occupancy date of
September 1, 1998.
Location: The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, including the Dept.
of Biological Sciences, is located at the Lincoln Park Campus,
approximately 3 miles north of Downtown Chicago and eight blocks from
Lake Michigan. The Lincoln Park area is considered to be among the most
desirable residential districts in Chicago. Public transportation and
freeway access are excellent.
Application: Applications will be accepted until position is filled;
review will begin February 1. Please send: 1) vita; 2) three letters
of reference; 3) statement of teaching and research interests; 4)
statement of your educational philosophy; and 5) list of equipment and
supply needs with cost estimates to: Immunologist Search Committee,
Department of Biological Sciences, DePaul University; 1036 W. Belden
Avenue; Chicago, IL 60614. Additional inquires to above address, or
FAX: 773/325-7596; e-mail: jdean at wppost.depaul.edu. DePaul University,
the employer of choice, is committed to diversity and equality in
education and employment.