Assistant Professor – Biology – Virology

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Assistant Professor – Biology – Virology

 

The Department of Biological Sciences at San José State University invites applications for a tenure-track position in the field of Virology. We are a team of dedicated teacher-scholars recognized for our commitment to excellent teaching, engaging students in research projects, and promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion in Biology and in STEM disciplines. 

 

The Department of Biological Sciences offers degrees in Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Ecology and Evolution, and Conservation Biology, Systems Physiology, General Biology, and Marine Biology (with Moss Landing Marine Laboratories). The highest degree offered is the Master’s degree. There are approximately 1000 undergraduate majors and 65 Master’s students enrolled in Biology. Facilities include: molecular and microbiology research and teaching labs (BSL2 capable); imaging with confocal laser microscope (Zeiss 700), flow cytometry (FACSCalibur & FACScan); cell culture; Proteomics (QTOF LC/MS/MS, 2D Gel, TYPHOON Imager, and AKTA fplc systems); anatomy and physiology research and teaching labs; bioinformatics and general computing labs; greenhouses, herbarium, plant growth chambers, and museums. There is technical support for laboratory courses and equipment maintenance. Opportunities for collaboration with biotechnology companies and local research-intensive universities are supported.

 

The Department of Biological Sciences and San José State University value diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Our excellence in research, teaching, and service can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share our commitment to these values. SJSU enrolls more than 36,000 students, many of whom are historically underserved, and around 45% are first-generation and 38% are Pell-recipients. SJSU is a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander (AANAPISI) Serving Institution. The university’s commitment to social justice extends from its vibrant, inclusive campus to an international network of over 275,000 alumni. As such, San José State is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students, and the community can benefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.

 

Successful candidates will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to equity and inclusion through their research, teaching, and/or service. We ask that all applicants include a Diversity Statement with their application package. A guide to writing this statement can be found at SJSU Diversity Statement Guidelines, along with information about how these statements will be evaluated.

 

To apply, please visit: https://jobs.sjsu.edu/en-us/job/505480/assistant-professor-biology-virology

 

Equal Employment Statement:

SJSU is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

 

It is the policy of SJSU to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities who self disclose.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.sjsu.edu.