Assistant Professor of Microbial Ecology at the W.K. Kellogg Biological Station ~

13 de septiembre de 2004

Assistant Professor of Microbial Ecology at the W.K. Kellogg Biological Station

Michigan State University
The W.K. Kellogg Biological Station (KBS) seeks a field-oriented microbial ecologist for a tenure-track academic year position based at KBS and jointly appointed in the Dept of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics. We seek an individual who can develop externally funded and collaborative research programs focused on emerging questions in microbial ecology. We are particularly interested in individuals interested in studying relationships among microbial populations, communities, and their functions within natural terrestrial or aquatic environments. The appointment will be 60% research and 40% teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to develop collaborative research and teaching opportunities with KBS and campus-based colleagues including faculty in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics and the Center for Microbial Ecology and to participate in interdepartmental programs in Ecology, Evolution and Behavioral Biology and Environmental Science and Policy. Initial expectations for teaching include an undergraduate microbial ecology course and a graduate course in the candidate's area of expertise at KBS or on campus. The successful candidate for this position will also fully participate in graduate training.
Applicants should have postdoctoral research experience with demonstrated productivity and evidence of potential for independent research. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. To assure consideration, applications should be received by 1 November 2004. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a summary of research accomplishments and a brief description of future research and teaching plans. Please provide the names and contact information for three references. Information about KBS and this position can be found at Questions regarding this position can be directed to Applications can be submitted electronically to or sent to:

Katherine L. Gross, Chair
Microbial Ecology Search Committee
Kellogg Biological Station, Michigan State University
3700 East Gull Lake Drive, Hickory Corners, MI 49060
Michigan State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Alice Gillespie, Secretary
W.K. Kellogg Biological Station
3700 E. Gull Lake Drive, Hickory Corners, MI 49060
Phone: 269/671-2354
FAX: 269/671-2351

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