Position DetailsTitle Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty Position in Microbiomes
Appointment Status Tenure Department IU Bloomington Biology Position Summary
As part of a major, multi-year initiative to expand research activities across the IU Bloomington campus, the Microbiology program in the Department of Biology at Indiana University Bloomington (IUB) invites applications at the Associate or Full Professor level in the area of Microbiomes; established Assistant Professors will also be considered. We welcome applicants who study microbial interactions using integrative approaches and methods, in any relevant environment, from soils to humans. Start date is flexible, from Aug 2023 to Aug 2024.
Bloomington is a culturally diverse, welcoming city with a vibrant arts and music scene. The city is located among the hills, lakes, and forested landscape of south-central Indiana, with ample opportunities for outdoor activities and recreation. For information about the Department of Biology and for other links to the campus and the Bloomington community, see: https:// www. bio.indiana.edu.
Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in relevant fields, with a strong record of research accomplishments and external funding. Successful candidates will be expected to maintain a vigorous externally funded research program, and to participate in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Department Contact for Questions
Please address inquiries concerning the search to Jennifer Tarter at 812-856-3984 or [email protected].
The Department of Biology is committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty, and we strongly encourage applications from members of historically marginalized groups. We also welcome candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to working with people from groups that are underrepresented in STEM, through teaching, mentoring, or administration.
Salary and Rank commensurate with experience Special Instructions
To apply: Submit a cover letter, CV, research statement (past, present, and future; up to three pages), teaching statement (up to two pages), a 1-2 page statement on fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion in and out of the classroom, and names and contact information for three or more references via https: // indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/16243. Applications will start to be evaluated on February 15, 2023 but the position will remain open until filled.
Before a conditional offer of employment with tenure is finalized, candidates will be asked to disclose any pending investigations or previous findings of sexual or professional misconduct. They will also be required to authorize an inquiry by Indiana University Bloomington with all current and former employers along these lines. The relevance of information disclosed or ascertained in the context of this process to a candidate's eligibility for hire will be evaluated by Indiana University Bloomington on a case-by-case basis. Applicants should be aware, however, that Indiana University Bloomington takes the matters of sexual and professional misconduct very seriously.
The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.
For Best Consideration Date 02/15/2023 Expected Start Date 08/01/2023 OAA # IU-100265-2023Supplemental Questions
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