Puesto de Assistant Professor en microbiología en Puerto Rico ~ Bioblogia.net

26 de enero de 2021

Puesto de Assistant Professor en microbiología en Puerto Rico

Oferta compartida por Nuria

The Biology Department of the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez invites applications for the position of assistant professor in microbiology. The selected candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses according to departmental needs. Courses could include, but are not limited to: General Microbiology, Industrial Microbiology, Clinical Microbiology, and Food Microbiology. The candidate should design and develop new courses in the area of expertise or adopt previously created ones that are not currently offered. Other responsibilities include coordinating teaching laboratories, attending faculty an departmental meetings, active participation in departmental committees, and developing a successful, externally funded research program in the required area of expertise. External funds, when obtained, will allow eligibility for release time during the academic year to a maximum of half the teaching load (6 cr./hrs. out of a minimum of 12 credits per semester). Furthermore, since our Institutional mission is education, research, and service, faculty are expected to publish and present the research work in conferences and peer-reviewed journals, mentor undergraduate and graduate students, participate in faculty committees, professional and community service, and collaborate with institutional activities.

  • Doctoral degree in Microbiology from an accredited institution or completion of all requirements by date of hire. 
  • Demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and research. 
  • Effective oral and written communication skills in Spanish or English. Bilingual candidates are preferred.
Interested candidates must send (only by e-mail) the following documents:
a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, research dossier and teaching interests, and three (3) letters of reference on or before February 18, 2021 to brendam.soto@upr.edu.

For further information, please contact:
Prof. Ana V. Vélez Díaz
University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus
Department of Biology
Call Box 9000
Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 00681-9000


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