Empire Innovation Professor (rank of Associate Professor or Professor), Microbiome Science

Position Summary

The Department of Biological Sciences at the University at Buffalo ( SUNY ) is seeking outstanding applicants for a prestigious Empire Innovation Professorship studying the broadly defined field of microbiome science. Candidates with research interests in any area of microbiome sciences are encouraged to apply. Work may be focused at the molecular, cellular, systems or organismal level.

Applicants should be at the Associate Professor or full Professor level, and lead a strong, federally funded, interdisciplinary research program focusing on the microbiome. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in graduate and undergraduate teaching. The position will provide a 10-month, state-supported salary plus a competitive startup package.

The University at Buffalo (UB) is the largest and most comprehensive campus in the State University of New York system. UB is the leading research hub in New York State in biological, environmental, and biomedical sciences.

The Department of Biological Sciences is the major focal point for interdisciplinary research and education in life sciences at the University at Buffalo (UB). The Department of Biological Sciences provides a recently expanded and diverse intellectual niche with particular strengths in neuroscience, transcription regulation/signaling, and evolutionary genomics. The department is an interdisciplinary research center with strong connections with multiple schools and departments across the university, including the NYS Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences, Jacobs School of Medicine, and School of Engineering and Applied sciences. Multiple university-wide initiatives provide excellent institutional support for expanding microbiome research. We expect our new colleague to build upon these diverse intellectual and material resources to build a world-class research program at UB.

To apply, submit electronic versions of a curriculum vitae, cover letter and a 3-page description of current and future research interests to: http://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/postings/24837 . Please include the names and contact information for three colleagues who could be contacted for letters of recommendation.

Completed applications will be reviewed beginning September 1, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled. Our plan is to conduct on-site interviews during the fall or winter assuming travel and public health conditions allow.

Please consult our website: http://arts-sciences.buffalo.edu/biological-sciences.html for information about UB, our department and our community.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications

PhD in Biological Sciences or related field. Scholarly profile appropriate to rank.

Preferred Qualifications

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