Job Description

Assistant Professor Emerging Animal Models

Posting Numberreq6227
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeTenure/Tenure-Track
Hiring DepartmentAS Biology General Administrative (048F)
Academic LocationCollege of Arts & Sciences
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
Benefits EligibleThe University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary

We invite applications for a full-time, tenure-track 9-month appointment at the Assistant level in the area of Emerging Animal Models. We are interested in a colleague focusing on species beyond the traditional model organisms to investigate fundamental questions in biology. These could include but are not limited to investigations of genome to phenome relationships, physiological adaptation, development, or host-microbe interactions at the organism or sub-organism level. We seek a colleague who can establish and maintain a vigorous, interdisciplinary, and externally funded research program that complements existing research in a broadly based biology department. The ideal candidate will be committed to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate through graduate levels at a minority majority institution, including a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, student success, as well as working with a diverse community. Prefer post-doctoral research experience at the start of the appointment. The University of New Mexico is classified a Carnegie Research University with Very High Activity and is located in Albuquerque, a city with a rich cultural heritage situated in the spectacular Southwest.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Biology or related discipline at time of application

Preferred Qualifications:

  • We are interested in a colleague focusing on species beyond the traditional model
    organisms to investigate fundamental questions in biology. These could include but are not limited to investigations of genome to phenome relationships, physiological adaptation, development, or host-microbe interactions at the organism or sub-organism level.
  • We seek a colleague who can establish and maintain a vigorous, interdisciplinary, and externally funded research program that complements existing research in a broadly based biology department.
  • Committed to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate through graduate levels at a minority majority institution,
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.
  • Prefer post-doctoral research experience at the start of the appointment.
Application InstructionsApplicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three representative reprints, description of current and future research and teaching interests, a diversity statement, and names of three references and contact information.

Applicants who are appointed to a UNM faculty position are required to provide an official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to their initial employment with UNM.

For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 11/15/2018. This position will remain open until filled.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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