Professor of Practice in the Biology Department

Position ID: 33523
Georgia State University
Arts & Sciences
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Professor of Practice- (Log# 18-021)

Assistant/ Associate Professor in the Department of Biology

College of Arts & Sciences

Georgia State University

The Department of Biology at Georgia State University (GSU) invites applications for one (1) tenure track position at the rank of Assistant/ Associate Professor. We seek an outstanding researcher with expertise in Cellular and Molecular approaches for the study of Microbiology, Virology, Neurobiology, Immunology, Metabolic Disorders, or Cancer. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated ability in obtaining extramural funding and a record of publications using state-of-the-art technologies. The candidate will be expected to establish a vigorous, extramurally funded research program that will synergize with existing key research strengths in the Department of Biology listed above and to have a strong desire for research collaboration. Mentoring of Ph.D. students and excellence in teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels are also expected. Successful candidates must hold a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree in a discipline related to Biology. A competitive salary, start-up funds and laboratory space will be provided.

Application Procedure:  Applicants should submit a curriculum vita, detailed research plan, statement of teaching philosophy, and a list of at least three references via email to or mail to:

Chair of the Biology Assistant/ Associate Professor Search Committee

Department of Biology/Georgia State University

P.O. Box 4010

Atlanta, GA 30302-4010

GSU is the largest university in the state of Georgia and one of the largest urban research universities in the US.  In 2015, Georgia State was recognized as one of the top ten fastest growing research universities in the country based on its percent increases in NIH funding, and Biology faculty were awarded more than $6.5M in external funding. Core facilities, animal facilities, a BSL4 lab and several BSL3 labs support ongoing research. Extensive interactions and collaborations with other Departments, Centers and Institutes foster interdisciplinary research.

Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. An offer of employment will be conditional on background verification.


CIP Discipline Code: 
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Microbiology, General
Neurobiology and Anatomy
Neurobiology and Behavior
Oncology and Cancer Biology
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University System of Georgia
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The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822

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