The Department of Microbiology at the University of Georgia invites applications for a Distinguished Professorship in Medical Mycology pending approval from the Board of Regents. The successful candidate must have demonstrated an outstanding record in externally funded research and scholarly publications consistent with appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or newly promoted Professor. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Microbiology or a related discipline. The successful candidate is expected to maintain an active research program and contribute to the department’s teaching mission. This is a 9-month appointment with a start date of August 11, 2017. Qualified applicants are invited to submit a curriculum vitae, a one page statement of research interests, a one page teaching philosophy, and have three letters of recommendation submitted directly by the references online at http://facultyjobs.uga.edu/postings/1490 . Applicants are encouraged to include a brief narrative in their teaching statement of how they plan to implement the NSF/AAAS “Vision and Change” core concepts in biology education (http://visionandchange.org/). Review of applications will begin on January 13, 2017, and the search will remain open until the position is filled. Please direct inquiries regarding this position to Nancy Perkins (firstname.lastname@example.org).
UGA is home to a vibrant community of investigators with diverse research interests in fungal biology (fungi.uga.edu). Georgia is well known for its quality of life in regard to both outdoor and urban activities (exploregeorgia.org). UGA is a land and sea grant institution located in Athens, 90 miles northeast of Atlanta (www.visitathensga.com; www.uga.edu). 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. The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive.