Assistant Professor in Evolutionary Entomology/Vector-borne Pathogen Biology and Evolution
- Rutgers University School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
- New Brunswick, New Jersey on the G.H Cook Campus
- Commensurate With Experience
- Posted Date
- Dec 16, 2022
- Position Type
- Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Other Science & Technology
- Employment Level
- Tenured/Tenured Track
- Employment Type
- Full Time
Applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Department of Entomology at Rutgers University are invited. It is anticipated that the successful applicant will be a molecular and genome biologist, broadly defined. Research focusing on the application of cutting-edge genomic methodologies and bioinformatic techniques to further understand and ultimately control human and enzootic vector/pathogen systems.
We encourage applications by candidates whose research and teaching aims align with the Department of Entomology's commitment to One Health, a transdisciplinary approach founded on the recognition that human health is ultimately connected to that of animals by virtue of our shared environment. Furthermore, we strive to increase the diversity of our faculty body and encourage applications from women, minorities, and individuals with a commitment to mentoring underrepresented demographics in the sciences.
A critical pillar of the Rutgers Academic Master Plan is student success. Instructors must create a welcoming, equitable, and supportive learning environment for all students and instructors must provide high-impact learning opportunities that will prepare students for a successful career. The successful candidate will develop courses in insect diversity, molecular evolution, and biotechnology. Participation in departmental and university committees and in curriculum development is expected.
We seek an innovative scientist whose interests complement those of current Entomology faculty and may explore the many opportunities for collaboration across a broad group of partners in other departments and research centers, on and off campus. Competition for external funding—including NSF, NIH, and USDA-NIFA—to support his or her program is expected. Evidence of effective teaching and productive research is required.
Requires a Ph.D. degree preferably in Entomology or other relevant area. Previous research experience and teaching experience with demonstrated productivity is required. Requires excellent oral and written communication skills and a high level of computer literacy.
The successful candidate is expected to develop a nationally and internationally recognized program. It is anticipated that the successful applicant will be a molecular and genome biologist, broadly defined. Research focusing on the application of cutting-edge genomic methodologies and bioinformatic techniques to further understand and ultimately control human and enzootic vector/pathogen systems.
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- Teaching Philosophy
- Curriculum Vitae
- Personal Statement
- Teaching Evaluations
- Diversity Statement
Job link: https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/186352
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