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Faculty position in Eukaryotic Pathogenesis at The University of Texas at San Antonio

The Department of Biology and the South Texas Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases (STCEID) at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) are seeking outstanding candidates for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position in microbial pathogenesis with an emphasis on eukaryotic pathogens.  Rank is open.  This position will join the microbiology/immunology research group focused on aspects of bacterial, fungal, and viral infections and host response.  Tenure is contingent on Board of Regents approval.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  The successful applicant will have a Doctoral degree (Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent) in Microbiology, Biology, or a related discipline.  Applicants at the Assistant Professor level will require relevant postdoctoral experience and demonstrated potential for excellence in microbiological research.  Preference will be given to candidates whose research interests focus on eukaryotic human pathogens. An applicant at the Associate Professor level will require all of the above plus a well-established research program with a record of extramural funding. An applicant at the Full Professor level will require all of the above plus a distinguished record of sustained funding and productivity as well as leadership in their field.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  This position will include a primary appointment in the Department of Biology at UTSA, with the option to become a member of the STCEID.  The successful applicant will be expected to establish and maintain a productive, externally funded individual research program, to participate in collaborative research activities with other members of the STCEID and/or the Center of Excellence in Infection Genomics at UTSA, and to participate in academic and service activities based on standard UTSA policies for all faculty members.

APPLICATION: Applicants must submit, by regular mail, fax, or email, a letter of application, a current dated curriculum vitae, copies of 3 recent publications, a statement of research plans and summaries of research and teaching interests, and the names, addresses (both postal and email), and telephone numbers of three references. Review of completed applications will begin December 1, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled. Address applications to: Microbiology Faculty Search Committee Chair, Department of Biology, The University of Texas at San Antonio, 1 UTSA Circle, San Antonio, TX 78249.  Fax applications to (210) 458-5658 or email applications to  Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they are eligible and qualified to work in the United States by time of hire.    UTSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  We seek candidates committed to our mission of mentorship serving a diverse student body.  Competitive salaries and start-up packages are offered.





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