The Department of Microbiology at the University of Washington in Seattle is conducting a search for a Research Assistant Professor in the field of bacterial social activities. The investigator will be able to interact with University of Washington scientists interested in chronic bacterial infections. The position is a 12-month, full time, non-tenure track position in the School of Medicine. Salary and benefits are competitive and will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the applicant. The anticipated start date is Spring 2021.
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We are looking for an innovative scientist with a track-record as a principal investigator capable of independent research on the role of bacterial communication in chronic bacterial infections. A minimum of 5 years experience performing postdoctoral research, and a strong record of graduate and postgraduate publication, in microbial molecular biology, bioenergy science, and/or genetic engineering is required.
Candidates for this position must hold a PhD degree in microbiology or related discipline (or foreign equivalent). An MD or foreign equivalent is also acceptable.
To apply submit a cover letter, CV and a concise summary of research interests through the web portal: https://apply.interfolio.com/80318. Applicants should also arrange for 5 letters of reference from reviewers who will receive separate instructions sent automatically by interfolio addressed to Dr. David R. Sherman, Chair, Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, 750 Republican St., Box 358071, Seattle, WA 98109 by January 30, 2021.
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.
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