Tenure Track Position, still open

chihara chihara at alm.usfca.edu
Tue Mar 5 16:41:37 EST 1996

University of San Francisco
College of Arts and Sciences


Pending approval and funding, the Department of Biology at the 
University of San Francisco invites applications for a tenure-track 
position in Microbiology at the Assistant Professor level anticipated to 
begin in the Fall of 1996.

Department:  Primarily undergraduate program with a small Master¹s 
degree program.  The Biological Sciences at USF include programs in 
Biology, Biochemistry, and Environmental Science, and faculty interests 
include cell and molecular biology, genetics, immunology, ecology, 
marine biology, plant physiology, entomology, human anatomy and 
physiology, and environmental science. 

Teaching Responsibilities may include, inter alia, general microbiology 
(for majors or nursing students), advanced course in microbiology with 
an emphasis in ecological microbiology, microbial remediation, microbial 
physiology or related field, the General Biology course for majors, and 
the General Education Foundations of Natural Science course for 
non-science majors. 

Qualifications: University teaching experience, evidence of scholarship, 
an earned doctorate by Fall 1996 and an understanding of and commitment 
to support the mission of the University are required.  The candidate 
will be expected to guide Master¹s-level graduate students and to 
develop a small but independent and ongoing research program.

We particularly encourage minority and women applicants for all 
positions. The University of San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity and 
Affirmative Action Employer, and provides reasonable accommodations to 
individuals with disabilities upon request.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, 
transcripts (including a list of graduate courses taken or audited; 
note which), brief description of research plans, (statement of teaching 
philosophy), evidence of teaching ability (including student 
evaluations, if available), and three letters of recommendation to:

Microbiology Search Committee
Chair, Department of Biology
University of San Francisco
2130 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA  94117-1080

Applications must be received by March 25, 1996 to ensure full 

Established as San Francisco's first institution of higher learning in 
1855, the University of San Francisco presently serves 7,800 students in 
the arts and sciences, business. education, nursing and law.  The 
University is a private Catholic and Jesuit institution, and 
particularly welcomes candidates who desire to work in such an 

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