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Assistant Professor (Job ID: 30104)

Position Deleted on 2/01/2014. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Louisville, KY
  • Faculty - Science - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Faculty - Science - Biology
Full Time
Job ID: 30104
Location: Biology

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Louisville is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Americans with Disabilities Employer, committed to diversity and in that spirit, seeks applications from a broad variety of candidates.

Position Description

The Department of Biology at the University of Louisville,, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2014. Successful candidates should have a research program that emphasizes biochemical, molecular and cellular mechanisms of ecology and/or behavior. Individuals with research programs that focus on insect, fungal, or plant systems are strongly encouraged to apply. This position is open to individuals using any Eukaryotic systems. Research expertise and interests may include, but are not limited to: mechanisms of host defense, hormonal regulation/mating, behavior and development. We are particularly interested in individuals using modern molecular/biochemical approaches (e.g. genomics and next-gen sequencing) that will complement existing expertise in urban ecology, plant/fungal interactions and insect ecology. Post-doctoral experience is required. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the department's teaching mission within both the undergraduate and graduate programs and to maintain an excellent record of research productivity and external funding. Primary teaching duties will include contributions to the core undergraduate curriculum and teaching graduate level material in the applicant's area of specialization. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae with the online application and separately send statements of research and teaching interests and contact information for three references to: Functional Ecology search committee, Department of Biology, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292. Review of applications will begin January 2 and continue until the position is filled.


To apply for this position, follow the "Online App. Form" link below, then click on the "Apply Now" button on that page. You must answer all required fields and submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button. You must submit your application by midnight of the application deadline. If the posting description requested that you follow up and mail or email other documents, your application will not be considered complete until those have been received by the department.

Computers are available for application submission at the Human Resources Department located at 1980 Arthur Street - Louisville, Kentucky 40208. If you have any questions or problems please contact, Center for Faculty Personnel - or by phone 502-852-5301.

If you require assistance or accommodation with our online application process, you may schedule an appointment at (502) 852-6542 with Employment Services at the Human Resources office located at 1980 Arthur Street, Louisville, KY 40208.

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