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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Parasitology and Immunology

The Department of Biology invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position specializing in parasitology with a strong emphasis in immunology.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in parasitology and in host-parasite immunology. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to develop an externally funded research program involving graduate and undergraduate students that complements the strengths of our 50-member faculty.

Required qualifications are an earned Ph.D. with a research emphasis in the biological sciences or related field and a record of peer-reviewed publications on parasites and immunology. Preferred qualifications include postdoctoral experience, a record of grant funding to support research, and research experience in parasite biology and immunology, such as immune response and host-parasite dynamics associated with infections by metazoan parasites.

Salary and start-up package are competitive and negotiable. For full consideration, all application materials must be received by October 15, 2019.

Interested applicants should submit the following materials:

1. Letter of application

2. Research statement

3. Statement of teaching philosophy that addresses teaching at a large public university with a diverse student body

4. Current CV

5. Pdfs of up to five relevant publications

6. Contact information for five individuals willing to serve as references.

Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered: Job posting. Questions regarding this position should be addressed to Dr. Shannon Weigum, sweigum@txstate.edu, 512.245.1774.