[Taxacom] Microbiology position

Richard Jensen rjensen at saintmarys.edu
Fri Sep 30 09:50:08 CDT 2011

This position may not be appropriate for Taxacomers, but the eclectic 
interests of this group suggest that perhaps some of you know someone 
who would be a good candidate.


Dick J

> The Department of Biology, Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana, 
> invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in biology with an 
> emphasis in *microbiology* beginning August, 2012.Saint Mary's College 
> is a Catholic liberal arts college for women with a strong commitment 
> to undergraduate education.
> Applicants must hold (or be at completion of) a Ph.D. in the 
> biological sciences.Candidates will be expected to develop and teach 
> one course in introductory *microbiology* (lecture and laboratory) for 
> biology majors and another for nursing students.In addition, the 
> successful candidate will develop two specialty courses of interest 
> that support the development of a new biomedical concentration.These 
> courses could include, but are not limited to, animal tissue culture, 
> cancer biology, immunology, virology, and environmental/global 
> health.Research involving undergraduates is expected.A strong 
> commitment to undergraduate education of women, a liberal arts 
> education, and service to the department and the College is expected.
> The appointee will be a Lilly New Faculty Scholar during the first two 
> pre-tenure years.As such, s/he will receive course load reductions and 
> some financial support for research.Lilly New Faculty Scholars are 
> expected to develop campus ties within the institution by 
> participating in cross-divisional interactions with other college units.
> Please send a complete CV along with a letter of intent that includes 
> your teaching philosophy as well as your email and phone contact 
> information to:
> Chair of Search Committee
> Department of Biology
> Saint Mary's College
> Notre Dame, IN46556
> nekvasil at saintmarys.edu <mailto:nekvasil at saintmarys.edu>
> Candidates will be contacted for full credentials (three letters of 
> reference, visa status for foreign nationals, official transcripts, 
> and evidence of excellent teaching [such as teaching evaluations]) if 
> desired at a later date.Review of applications will begin October 24, 
> 2011, and will continue until the position is filled.
> /Saint Mary's College has a strong institutional commitment to 
> diversity and seeks applications from historically underrepresented 
> racial and ethnic minority groups, those who have had multicultural 
> experience, and those who can demonstrate a commitment to diversity./

Richard J. Jensen, Professor
Department of Biology
Saint Mary's College
Notre Dame, IN 46556
Tel: 574-284-4674

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