Univ. of Connecticut, Assistant Professor in Microbiology

Peter Gogarten GOGARTEN at uconnvm.uconn.edu
Wed Oct 30 19:30:01 EST 1996


The Department of Molecular and Cell Biology seeks applications for a
tenure-track faculty position at the ASSISTANT PROFESSOR level.  The
position will be available beginning September 1997.  The successful
candidate will have a Ph.D. in microbiology or a closely related area, a
strong research record, postdoctoral experience, and plans to establish a
vigorous research program in an environment of collegial interactions.
Preference will be given to well-rounded individuals with interests in, and
capable of state-of-the-art approaches to, environmental, marine,
ecological, or physiological microbiology.  He or she will be expected to
attract substantial extramural support to develop a nationally-recognized
research program.  Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate
introductory microbiology and participation in graduate courses.
Excellence in teaching and research are highly valued by the Department and
University.  The current microbiology faculty study the biochemistry,
diversity, ecology, evolution, genetics and physiology of several
prokaryotic groups.  The appointment of individuals with similar
perspectives is anticipated.  The Storrs campus, situated in rural
northeastern Connecticut, is the main campus of the University of
	A curriculum vitae, a brief outline of planned research, and three 
letters of recommendation should be sent to:
  Professor David R. Benson, Chairman, Microbiology Search Committee,
  Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Connecticut,
  Storrs, CT 06269-3044.
	Review of applications will begin after publication of this notice 
and continue until the position is filled.  We encourage applications from
underrepresented groups including minorities, women, and people with

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