Apply now Job no: 235869-FA
Work type: Faculty-Full Time
Categories: Instructional, Research, Scientific
The Department of Bacteriology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites
applications for a tenure track faculty position in bacteriology/microbiology
(https:// www. bact.wisc.edu/). This is an academic (9-month) faculty
position at the Assistant Professor level. We are seeking candidates whose
research addresses important questions at the forefront of microbiology in any
domain of life. The candidate should place an emphasis on molecular mechanisms
underlying their area of research. The position carries a commitment to the
three functions of research, instruction, and outreach/service, as appropriate
to the position and rank.
The UW-Madison College of Agricultural & Life Sciences is committed to
maintaining and growing a culture that embraces diversity, inclusion and
equity, believing that these values are foundational elements of our
excellence and fundamental components of a positive and enriching learning and
working environment for all students, faculty and staff. UW-Madison is an
equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
1) Carry out a vigorous, collaborative, externally funded research program at
the forefront of any modern area of microbiology in any domain of life.
2) Teach undergraduate, graduate, or professional students consistent with
the tenure home department's teaching mission and portfolio. Provide support
for education within graduate programs.
3) Contribute and participate in professional, university, and community
service appropriate to rank.
4) Contribute to programs aimed at increasing diversity, equity, and
inclusion within the department, college, and university. Promote an inclusive
and diverse climate within our campus and associated communities.
Institutional Statement on Diversity:
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison.
We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their
identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion
enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of
excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a
welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people
who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.
For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit:
Diversity and Inclusion
Degree and Area of Specialization:
Ph.D. in microbiology, biochemistry, or closely related field is required.
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
At least 2 years of postdoctoral experience or equivalent required prior to
start of faculty position. Teaching, including curriculum development, is
beneficial as is evidence of ability to secure independent funding.
A072800-COL OF AG & LIFE SCIENCES/BACTERIOLOGY
Full Time: 100%
Appointment Type, Duration:
Anticipated Begin Date:
JULY 01, 2022
Minimum $85,000 ACADEMIC (9 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Instructions to Applicants:
To begin the application process, please click on "Apply Now."
Applicants should upload a single pdf that includes six items: (1) a cover
letter, (2) curriculum vitae (CV), (3) a statement of current and
planned research (max 3 pages), (4) a statement of teaching interests
(max 1 page), (5) a statement of past and planned future contributions to
diversity and inclusion (max 1 page), and (6) names and contact
information for three individuals who will serve as references. Please also
arrange to have your three references submit their letters directly to
firstname.lastname@example.org by 10/15/2021.
To ensure full consideration, please apply by 10/15/2021. The position will
remain open, and applicants may be considered until the position is filled.
Applications must be submitted through our online UW Job Application system.
Applications submitted outside of this system will not be considered.
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS:
800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAYSERVICE for further
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified
individuals to apply.
If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find
information about how to make a request at the following website:
https: // employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total
Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation
structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job
postings may change. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For
more information please visit: https: // hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you
and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of
applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of
the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and
disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and
on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the
previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request;
please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.
Applications Open: Jul 14 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Open until filled