The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track ASSISTANT PROFESSOR position in genetics beginning in Fall 2018. We seek an outstanding candidate with a strong record of research in any area of eukaryotic genetics using a plant or animal model organism or other species to address fundamental biological questions. This position requires a Ph.D. degree and postdoctoral experience in genetics or in a related area with expertise in genetics. The successful candidate is expected to establish a vigorous, extramurally funded research program involving students (undergraduate, M.S., and Ph.D.) and postdoctoral associates. Responsibilities also include teaching a general genetics course and an advanced course in his or her area of expertise.
To apply, please go to http://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/26864. A completed application should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests (4 page maximum), teaching philosophy (1 page maximum). Additionally, as part of our application process, we are requesting a minimum of 3 letters of reference. Please provide the names and email addresses for your references in the Reference Letter section of the employment application. Upon submission of your application, an automated email will be generated and sent to your references with instructions on how to attach the reference letter to your application through a confidential on-line portal. Review of applications will start on January 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
UWM is a public urban R1 research university with a commitment to academic excellence. UWM is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. More detailed information about UWM and the department may be found at: https://uwm.edu/biology/.
• Ph.D. in Genetics or in a related area • Two (2) or more years of postdoctoral experience in Genetics or in a related area with expertise in genetics
• Demonstrated record of strong research experience • Demonstrated evidence of securing extramural funding • Demonstrated evidence of teaching excellence • Demonstrated evidence of multidisciplinary collaboration
About University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Biological Sciences
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), is Doctoral/Research extensive and a premier public urban university committed to academic excellence, located in the commercial and industrial hub of Wisconsin. UW-Milwaukee is one of the two “doctoral cluster” campuses in the 26-campus University of Wisconsin System with a student enrollment close to 28,000.
The Department of Biological Sciences co...nsists of approximately 30 faculty members, 10 academic staff, three classified staff, 70 graduate students, 200 undergraduate majors, and 4000 enrolled undergraduate students. The department is housed in Lapham Hall.