Biology Positions - IUPUI

Posted on 10/15/08

The Department of Biology at IUPUI ( invites applications for three tenure-track faculty positions at any rank, to begin August 1, 2009. The areas of research specialization are open, but preference will be given to qualified candidates with interests in microbiology, immunology, genetics and molecular biology, or biochemistry. Diverse opportunities for collaboration exist with the Center for Regenerative Biology and Medicine, the adjacent Indiana University School of Medicine, and nearby pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. We especially seek applicants whose research interests can support and expand the department's efforts to complement campus-wide interdisciplinary research programs ( in the life and health sciences.

Applicants must have a Ph. D. with postdoctoral experience, and demonstrate evidence of research productivity, the ability to initiate and maintain an externally funded research program and have a background appropriate for successful teaching in one of the areas above at the graduate and/or undergraduate levels. Applicants at the Associate or Full Professor level must have an established record of research excellence, external funding, and student mentoring. Tenure may be offered to a successful senior candidate, depending on the candidate's qualifications and accomplishments.

Applicants should submit a CV, a statement of research plans, a description of teaching experience and teaching philosophy, and names and contact information for three references as a single PDF file to: Dr. Kathleen A. Marrs, Chair, Faculty Search Committee at Review of applications will continue until all positions are filled. Applications received by 15 December 2008 are assured full consideration.

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) is Indiana’s life and health science campus, with over $300 million in research awards. IUPUI attracts over 30,000 students, offers over 180 undergraduate and 70 graduate and professional degrees, and maintains an attractive urban campus. The School of Science enrolls more than 1,800 majors, including approximately 300 M.S. or Ph.D. students. IUPUI was recognized in the 2008 US News and World Report College Rankings as one of 70 campuses “everyone should be watching” and in the 2008 list of the Top 15 percent of America's Best Colleges. Indianapolis, the 13th largest city in the U.S., is the cultural and political center of Indiana, and was recently ranked as the nation’s most affordable major housing market.

IUPUI is an EEO/AA employer with a strong commitment to increasing faculty diversity—we seek to attract a diverse applicant pool for this position, including women and members of minority groups.