Faculty Position Opening

Peter Herman x5495 rpeter at nmsu.edu
Fri Oct 18 12:18:49 EST 1996

Below is an ad for a position opening in the Biology Department at New
Mexico State University which will shortly appear in Science.  For further
information about the department or the position, please contact Peter
Herman (rpeter at nmsu.edu)

                       ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

The Department of Biology at New Mexico State University seeks to fill a
tenure-track assistant professor position.  The successful candidate will
establish an independently funded research program in 1) the evolution of
prokaryotes, 2) population/community genetics of prokaryotes, or 3) use of
prokaryotes as models of fundamental evolutionary and ecological processes
to complement existing departmental strengths in microbiology, evolution
and ecology.  Candidates must hold an earned doctorate in an appropriate
field.  Postdoctoral experience strongly preferred. Teaching
responsibilities will include General or Public Health Microbiology,
Microbial Physiology or Microbial Genetics and participation in the
department's introductory biology sequence. The department offers BS
degrees in biology and microbiology as well as MS and PhDs and
participates in the Molecular Biology Graduate Program.  For more
information on the department see http://www.cs.nmsu.edu/~biology/. 
Submit curriculum vitae, concise statements of research and teaching
interests, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of at least
three references to:  Dr. Peter Herman, Microbiology Search Committee,
Department of Biology, New Mexico State University, Box 30001, Dept.  3AF,
Las Cruces, NM 88003.  Review of applications will begin 2 December 1996
and continue until the position is filled.  New Mexico State University is
an EEO/AA employer.  Offer of employment contingent upon verification of
individual's eligibility for employment in the United States. 

*   Peter Herman, Dept. of Biology	Phone: +1 505 646 4532    *
*   New Mexico State University		Fax:   +1 505 646 5665    *
*   Box 30001, Dept. 3AF					  *
*   Las Cruces, NM 88003 USA		e-mail rpeter at nmsu.edu    *

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