Faculty Position Search

Assistant/Associate Professor Biology of Parasitism

The Department of Cellular Biology at the University of Georgia invites applications for a full-time tenure track position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. We seek an individual who will build a research program centered on parasitic diseases, with a particular focus in host:parasite interactions at the molecular, cellular and/or immunological levels. The position includes a very competitive salary, excellent laboratory space and a generous start-up package.

Applicants must hold a PhD or equivalent degree and have postdoctoral training experience. The successful candidate would build on the research strength of the Department and the Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases, one of the world’s leading centers for parasite research, and will have teaching responsibilities in our undergraduate and graduate programs.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement and teaching philosophy. Three confidential letters of recommendation are required, and applicants should request them from their referees who must submit them through https://facultyjobs.uga.edu/. Application materials submitted in other ways will not be accepted. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2015 and continue until the position has been filled. Contact cbsearch@uga.edu with questions.

The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and the University of Georgia is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Georgia is well known for its quality of life both outdoor and urban (www.georgia.gov). UGA (www.uga.edu) is a land grant/sea grant institution located 75 miles northeast of Atlanta. The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.