Faculty Positions in Microbiology: USA

As part of continuing growth in biology, the School of Biological Sciences at the Georgia Institute of Technology invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in microbiology. We welcome applications from individuals working in all fields of microbiology, and we especially encourage people working in the fields of microbial ecology, environmental microbiology, and in situ microbiome function. Applicants will be considered at all ranks with priority given to exceptional candidates at the assistant or early-associate professor stage.

Microbiology is a recognized area of growth and research excellence on campus, catalyzed in recent years by the Center for Microbial Dynamics and Infection (CMDI), which combines multiple disciplines within the College of Arts and Sciences. CMDI researchers employ cutting-edge approaches in ecologically-grounded microbiological systems to address pressing challenges in environmental and human health. Georgia Tech is a top-ranked public research university, recently recognized as the only university in the US without a medical school in the top 20 in external grant funding. Georgia Tech is situated in the heart of Atlanta, a diverse and vibrant city with great economic and cultural strengths. The Institute is a member of the University System of Georgia, the Georgia Research Alliance, and the Association of American Universities. Georgia Tech prides itself on its technology resources, collaborations, high-quality student body, and its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a description of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information for at least three references. Application materials should be submitted as .PDF files via CAREERS. Requests for information may be directed to search co-chairs Dr. Joel Kostka and Dr. Steve Diggle at Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. An earned doctorate is required by the start of the appointment, and a background check must be completed prior to employment.

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