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Assistant Professor, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology or Microbiology

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Assistant Professor, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology or Microbiology
Employment Type Faculty
Employment Status Full Time
Bi-weekly Hours
Appointment Length 9.5 Month
Duration of Appointment
Semester Appointment Term
Position Summary

The Department of Basic and Clinical Sciences at the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (www.acphs.edu) is seeking candidates for a tenure-track faculty position. The primary role of this position will be to support the College’s pre-pharmacy, Microbiology and graduate Molecular Biosciences programs. It is anticipated that this position will be filled at the Assistant Professor level but well qualified candidates may be considered for advanced rank. The anticipated start date for this position is Fall of 2018.

All applicants must have a Ph.D. and relevant post-doctoral experience. Applicants are expected to have a strong publication record, defined research plan for securing extramural funding, and a commitment to teaching and research at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Preference will be given to candidates with a primary research focus in one or more of the following areas: Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, or Microbiology. It is desirable that candidates have prior independent teaching experience and a research area that complements those of the department.

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (ACPHS) is a private college located in New York State’s Capital Region that offers a pre-pharmacy curriculum in addition to undergraduate degrees in Biomedical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science, Microbiology, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Public Health. The College also has graduate programs in Health Outcomes Research, Molecular Biosciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Pharmacy. The College is a vibrant and growing community that offers opportunities for collaborative teaching and research within the College as well as with local academic institutions, health related organizations and state government.

ACPHS offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package such as health insurance, retirement, and tuition reimbursement for faculty and the children of faculty members. Salary and start-up funds will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue until the position is filled. Preference will be given to candidates whose applications are received by January 15, 2018. Interested applicants should submit a letter outlining their specific interest in this position and relevant experience, curriculum vitae, research plans, teaching interests/experience and the contact information for three references.

ACPHS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications

All applicants must have a Ph.D. and relevant post-doctoral experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates with a primary research focus in one or more of the following areas: Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, or Microbiology. It is desirable that candidates have prior independent teaching experience and a research area that complements those of the department.

Physical Demands

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number Fac0592014
Desired Start Date 07/01/2018
Position End Date (if temporary)
Open Date
Application Deadline 01/15/2018
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Intent
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Research Plans
  4. List of References
  5. Statement of Teaching Interests and Philosophy
Optional Documents

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