Visiting Assistant Professor of Microbiology

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The Department of Botany and Microbiology invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position in Microbiology for the 2020-21 academic year. The position includes teaching 1 lecture section and 2 laboratory sections of Medical Microbiology in Fall semester and 1 lecture section and 2 laboratory sections of Bacterial Physiology in Spring semester. Ohio Wesleyan University is one of only a few small colleges throughout the country to offer a major in Microbiology, and has excellent infrastructure for teaching, research, and laboratory support in Microbiology. OWU seeks faculty members committed to teaching excellence and who have a strong interest in seeking additional experience and mentoring at a small, undergraduate institution. The successful candidate will join a vibrant community of more than 13 faculty members with a wide range of research and teaching interests across the life sciences.

Applications, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial versions are acceptable for initial application) should be submitted as PDF files to bomi@owu.edu. Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Ohio Wesleyan University is an increasingly diverse, residential liberal arts college located in Delaware, Ohio, just 30 minutes north of Columbus, the 15th largest metro area in the U.S. OWU promotes and celebrates an inclusive environment free from constraints in areas of culture, race, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, religion, family relationship, or economic barriers. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged as OWU is an equal opportunity institution and has a strong commitment to providing our students with a variety of perspectives, mentors, and role models.