Careers in the Plant Sciences

Assistant/Associate Professor Tenure Track

Virginia State University - Petersburg, VA, USA

Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor Tenure Track
Position Type: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
Application Review Begins: Friday, March 10, 2017
Application Deadline: Thursday, March 23, 2017
Institution: Virginia State University
Department/Division: Biology
Field (e.g., systematics): microbiology, immunology, virology, pathogenic microbiology
City: Petersburg, VA, USA
General Information: The successful candidate will teach introductory microbiology, immunology, virology, pathogenic microbiology and/or upper division or graduate courses tailored to the candidate’s specific area of expertise. The normal teaching load is 12 semester hours per semester. Additional responsibilities include providing student advisement; participating scholarly research; serving on department, college and university committees; and, other duties assigned by the department chair.
Qualifications/Requirements: Ph.D. in Microbiology or related field. Teaching experience and research/postdoctoral background in microbiology, immunology, and, virology is required. Both a commitment to undergraduate teaching and developing a research program involving undergraduate and graduate students in research is required. The successful candidate must have the potential to or demonstrated the ability to establish an externally funded research program in their area of expertise that will include undergraduate and M.S. graduate students and must have active research credentials and evidence of scholarly initiatives.
Responsibilities: The normal teaching load is 12 semester hours per semester. Additional responsibilities include providing student advisement; participating scholarly research; serving on department, college and university committees; and, other duties assigned by the department chair.
Application Instructions (submission methods, etc.): Virginia State University only accept state applications through the online state Recruitment Management System (RMS). Faxed, e-mailed, and mailed applications and/or attachments will not be accepted. Resumes are not a substitute for the state application. Interested persons must provide a letter of interest, resume/vita, the names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of three (3) professional references and transcripts. Official college transcripts will be required prior to employment (copies are permitted as a part of the application process). Visit https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com to complete an online state application.

The selected candidate will be subject to an extensive and complete background check, which may include fingerprinting. The candidate may be required to complete a Statement of Economic Interest as a condition of employment, if applicable.

VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WOMEN, MINORITIES, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES AND VETERANS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
Compensation Range: Salary will be commensurate with Education and Experience
Contact Name: Sarah Melissa Witiak, switiak@vsu.edu