Department of Microbiology
The University of Tennessee
QUALIFICATIONS: Doctoral degree with at least two years postdoctoral
experience, demonstrated research productivity in environmental
microbiology or microbial ecology, and evidence of potential for
excellence in teaching. Candidates for the position should have a
commitment to applying modern molecular techniques in the analysis of
microbial populations and interactions in biogeochemical processes.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Graduate and undergraduate teaching in environmental
microbiology and microbial ecology, establishment of a productive,
independent research program, and academic responsibilities normally
associated with a tenure-track faculty position.
THE DEPARTMENT: The department, which is associated with both the
College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Veterinary Medicine, has
fifteen faculty members and approximately forty graduate students, who
are active in a wide variety of research programs. The level of
extramural research support is over 1.5 million dollars per year.
Investigators at the nearby facilities of Oak Ridge National
Laboratories, Tennessee Valley Authority, National Park Service,
Industry and within the University community provide unique potential
for productive interactions and collaborative efforts. The appointee
will be expected to become part of this interacting network.
STARTING DATE: August 1, 1998.
APPLICATIONS: Applicants should submit a letter of interest accompanied
by curriculum vitae, a description of research interests and career
objectives, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three
individuals who can evaluate the applicant's qualifications for the
position. Applications from women and minorities are especially
invited. All materials should be sent to:
Dr. Gary S. Sayler
Chair of Search Committee
Department of Microbiology
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996-0845
CLOSING DATE: Nominations and applications should be made as soon as
possible. Evaluation of applicants will begin December 1997.
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