Washington State University — Assistant / Associate Professor, School of Molecular Biosciences

The College of Veterinary Medicine at Washington State University is seeking a full-tine tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor scientist who uses approaches appropriate to the study of chromosome biology and DNA repair, animal reproduction and development, and bacterial, viral and archaea biology and pathogenesis. The position is 65% research, 25% formal teaching in undergraduate and graduate courses, and 10% service to the Department, College, the University and the profession. The department seeks candidates whose research, teaching or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education. 

Faculty in the department are nationally and internationally recognized leaders in research on Cellular Signaling, Molecular Reproduction and Regeneration, Infectious Disease, Functional Genomics, and Chromosome Biology and DNA Repair. 

This position includes a competitive institutional salary and generous start-up package. To apply and for information about the position, visit http://www.wsu.edu/jobs. 

Required qualifications include an earned doctoral degree (PhD or equivalent) in Biomedical Sciences or related field. At the Assistant Professor level, a minimum two years productive post-doctoral research experience is required. At the Associate Professor level, demonstration of a successful research program supported by extramural funding is required. Candidates must have demonstrated the ability to conduct hypothesis-based research and publish high quality papers in top tier journals; a track record of, or strong potential for, attracting extramural funding, and a history or interest in contributing to high quality undergraduate and graduate education. 

For full consideration during the initial application review, electronic applications must be received by May 31, 2021. 

The online application will include an application letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, diversity statement and a list of three references including name, title, organization, phone number, and email address. The application letter should indicate the applicant’s short- and long-term goals and outline qualifications for the  position, including research interests and accomplishments. The diversity statement should address communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to demonstrate effective collaboration with a diverse community of campus and external colleagues. For questions or confidential expressions of interest please contact Laurilee Kramer at lkramer@wsu.edu. 

WSU is an EEO/AA employer. Protected group members are encouraged to apply. For more information and a complete job description go to: http://www.vetmed.wsu.edu/employment/ 

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