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Background Check Statement:
Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.
Eligibility for Employment:
Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.
A Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience are required.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Teaching responsibilities will include a microbiology course for biology majors and other courses in the applicant's area of expertise. The successful candidate is expected to develop a competitive research program that involves undergraduate and master’s students. Applicants must be able to teach face-to-face with students in large lecture and small discussion formats, and teach in laboratory settings with individual students and small student groups. Faculty will also be expected to meet with students, advisees and/or colleagues face-to-face in small or large group settings to provide discussion and insight regarding academics and/or the function, maintenance and future of the Department, College and University.
We seek an integrative biologist who applies molecular, ecological, and analytical techniques to understand microbial physiology, the adaptations of marine microbes to nutrient limitation, and the roles that symbiotic microbes have on the physiology and ecology of their hosts, with a focus on marine and freshwater sponge hosts.
Appalachian State University, located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.