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Job Description Summary
The Department of Biology at Wake Forest University invites applicants for a Teacher-Scholar Postdoctoral Fellow in Microbiology. We seek a teacher-scholar who is trained in a discipline within the microbiological sciences as broadly defined (viral, bacterial, archaeal, or microbial eukaryote), and who has a strong commitment to engaging students both in the classroom and through research mentorship at the undergraduate, MS, and PhD levels. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. and will teach a general microbiology course with a laboratory section while pursuing research under the guidance of a Biology Department faculty member. Experience with computational biology in the context of research and teaching is preferred but not required. For more information regarding the position please visit http://biology.wfu.edu/microbiology-teacher-scholar/.
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Additional Job Description
Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, separate statements of research interest and teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information for three professional referees as a single PDF document. Confidential letters of recommendation will be requested for final candidates. The submission of an online application for Wake Forest University is required for this position. Questions about the application process may be addressed to email@example.com . Questions regarding the position may be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Additional information: Founded in 1834, Wake Forest University is a private university located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina that combines a small (approx. 5,100 undergraduates) liberal arts collegiate university with approx. 3000 graduate and professional students in the Schools of Arts and Science, Medicine, Law, Business, and Divinity. The Department of Biology awards both Masters and Ph.D. degrees. The quality of the undergraduate and graduate teaching environments are outstanding, and our faculty combine commitment to that mission with nationally and internationally recognized leadership in research. Teaching loads are consistent with our high expectations for scholarship, and Wake Forest ranks in the top 30 of all U.S. universities in U.S. News & World Report's Guide to America's Best Colleges and Universities and is the #3 undergraduate Biology major in the US as ranked by College Factual. A variety of opportunities exist for collaboration with researchers from Biology and Chemistry, and the Center for Energy, Environment, and Sustainability ( http://cees.wfu.edu/ ). The University has a deep institutional commitment to public service and engagement with the world, as indicated by the motto
Offering the personal attention of a small liberal arts college, coupled with the breadth and global relevancy of a leading research institution, Wake Forest claims the distinction of being the nation's premier collegiate university. Wake Forest is consistently ranked among the top 30 universities in the nation. Our mission is to educate the whole person, graduating students who seek purpose-filled lives while building a community dedicated to serving humanity in the spirit of our motto, Pro Humanitate.