University of Wisconsin System - Stevens Point, WI

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The Department of Biology, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is offering a tenure-track, nine-month faculty position in Microbiology beginning August 2014. The primary responsibility will be undergraduate teaching, averaging 24 credits per year. Teaching includes general microbiology and senior seminar courses, as well as an opportunity to develop an advanced course in an area of specialty that complements our current program. Successful candidates will also be expected to maintain a research program, advise students, and engage in department and university service. Innovative teaching and involvement of undergraduates in research is strongly encouraged. Appointment will be at the level of Assistant Professor.


- Ph.D. in a microbiological field (A.B.D. will receive consideration but Ph.D. must be completed for retention beyond the first year.)
- Broad training in biology with an emphasis in microbiology
- A commitment to high quality undergraduate education and scholarship

Applicants with specialties that may include but are not limited to areas such as medical microbiology, immunology, microbial ecology, microbial systematics, or microbial genomics are encouraged to apply.


The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Biology Department is a learner-centered program focusing on outstanding undergraduate education, including classroom learning and hands-on research. High quality student-professor interactions are a priority at UWSP.


The University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

"Under a court approved settlement agreement and Wisconsin Statutes, we are required to provide a list of all nominees and applicants who have not filed an official request (via http://www.uwsp.edu/equity/Pages/form5.aspx ) that their identity not be revealed. Persons agreeing to be final candidates will have their identity revealed as a final candidate."

Employment will require a criminal background check.


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Please be sure you have included the following documents:
- Cover letter
- Curriculum Vitae
-Three letters of recommendation (emailed directly from your referent or via Interfolio to skitzrow@uwsp.edu)
- Copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts or a list of relevant coursework (official transcripts will be required for hire)
- Statement of teaching philosophy
- Statement of research interests

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by December 2, 2013; however, screening may continue until the position is filled.

It is the policy of UW Stevens Point to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.

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Sallie Kitzrow
Human Resources
Email: skitzrow@uwsp.edu

For additional information about the position, please call or email:
UWSP Department of Biology
Phone: 715-346-4524
Email: biology.department@uwsp.edu