Haverford College — Tenure-track Faculty Position in Microbiology

Haverford College invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology to begin Fall 2017. Successful candidates must have training using molecular, cellular, and/or genetic approaches to study fundamental areas of bacterial and/or archaeal biology. Possible research areas include, but are not restricted to, host-bacterial interactions, microbial diversity, microbial interactions and metagenomics. The successful candidate will establish a vigorous, externally funded research program and will contribute at all levels of the curriculum in cell and molecular biology for undergraduate students from diverse academic backgrounds. Curricular connections to the College’s interdisciplinary programs, such as Health Studies, are also desirable. A PhD and a minimum of 2 years postdoctoral experience are required.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, teaching statement (2-3 pages), research statement (2-3 pages), and also arrange to have three current confidential letters of reference submitted via Interfolio (https://apply.interfolio.com/36810). Questions about the application process should be directed to Georgia Davidis Malone, Faculty Dossier Coordinator, at gdavidisma@haverford.edu. For technical questions, please contact Interfolio directly at 877-997-8807 or help@interfolio.com. For full consideration, all application materials must be received by Friday, September 23, 2016.

Haverford College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability or veteran status. Haverford has a longstanding commitment to diversity rooted in values of inclusion and social justice, a commitment reflected in the curriculum, classrooms, and communal composition of the College. Haverford welcomes applications from candidates who share these values and who will foster their contribution to the College’s mission.


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