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Faculty Position Available


The Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Biological Sciences. Duquesne is committed to the teacher-scholar model, where excellence is expected in both education and research. The successful applicant will develop a vigorous, externally-funded, independent research program in the area of genetics, genomics, or bioinformatics. S/he will teach a basic course in genetics and participate in genomics and bioinformatics courses.

Applicants must have post-doctoral experience and are expected to mentor undergraduate and Ph.D. students. Competitive salary and start-up packages are available. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Additional information about the Department can be found at http://www.duq.edu/biology.

To apply, email your application, including a cover letter, CV, and statements of research and teaching goals to: geneticsearch@duq.edu. Also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be emailed to the same address. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2012. Please direct inquiries about the position to biology@duq.edu.

Duquesne University was founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Motivated by its Catholic identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer.