CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH
DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
TENURE-TRACK FACULTY OPENING IN MICROBIAL PATHOGENESIS
POSITION: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR.
EFFECTIVE DATE: August, 1998.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in the biological sciences with training and research in
the area of microbial pathogenesis and/or antimicrobial host defense. Candidates must have a
record of published research and show potential for developing and sustaining an
externally-funded research program involving students that will lead to original scientific
publications. Demonstrated potential for effective teaching of courses in pathogenic bacteria and
mechanisms for microbial pathogenesis. Ability to communicate effectively with an ethnically and
culturally diverse campus community.
DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: A minimum of two years of postdoctoral
research experience. Previous extramural funding and research expertise in the use of modern
molecular techniques for studying microbial pathogenesis, with preference given to candidates
working with bacterial pathogens. Potential to teach and develop senior/graduate courses in
related areas of bacteriology that might include mechanisms of pathogenesis, antimicrobial host
defense mechanisms, new and re-emerging pathogens, and intracellular bacterial pathogens.
DUTIES: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in bacterial pathogenesis and related areas.
Participate in majors introductory core course; develop upper division/graduate course in
specialty field; develop an active, externally-funded research program in pathogenic microbiology
that involves undergraduate and graduate (M.S.) students. Participate in activities serving the
department, university, and community.
SALARY RANGE: $37,140 - $46,812.
APPLICATION: Review of applications will commence November 3, 1997. Position open until
filled. All applications must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a detailed statement
of research and teaching interests, three letters of recommendation provided by references, and
copies of all transcripts that include relevant course work. An official transcript from institution
awarding the highest degree will be required from all finalists.
Applications, required documentation, and/or requests for information should be addressed to:
Dr. Laura Kingsford, Chair
Attn.: Microbial Pathogenesis Search
Department of Biological Sciences
California State University, Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90840-3702
PHONE: 562/985-4807 - FAX: 562/985-8878
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|Charles Galt, Professor Tel: 562-985-4808|
|Department of Biological Sciences Fax: 562-985-8878|
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