Open Faculty Positions

 

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

Marine Metazoan Adaptation

University of Southern California

The Marine & Environmental Biology (MEB) section of the Department of Biological Sciences in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California (Los Angeles, California) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Marine Metazoan Adaptation with an anticipated start date of August 2016. We seek a junior scholar with expertise in multi-cellular marine organisms who uses experimental methods to understand the adaptation of marine metazoans to environmental changes at the molecular, sub-cellular, organ system, whole-organism, and/or population level. Research areas of interest include but are not limited to physiology, development, genetics, genomics, biomechanics, and/or bio-physical modeling. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in undergraduate and graduate teaching and to establish a vigorous, externally funded research program. Applicants should have a doctoral degree in relevant field of study. Further information about the MEB program and faculty can be found at https://dornsife.usc.edu/bisc/meb/

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching and research statement, along with the names of three individuals who will be contacted by USC for references. In order to be considered for this position, applicants are required to submit an electronic USC application; follow this job link or paste in a browser: http://jobs.usc.edu/postings/53702 . Consideration of complete applications will begin November 15, 2015.

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The University particularly encourages women, members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting uschr@usc.edu .

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 Open-Rank, Tenured or Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Geobiology
at the University of Southern California


The Departments of Earth Sciences and Biological Sciences of the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California (Los Angeles, California) invite applications for an open-rank, tenured or tenure-track faculty position in geobiology anticipated to start  Fall 2016.

We are looking for an interdisciplinary scientist who will apply modern, quantitative and innovative techniques to solve major problems in any area of geobiology. Our interests include but are not limited to candidates with expertise in geomicrobiology, biogeochemistry, microbial ecology, and/or organic geochemistry, who combine field-based studies with state-of-the-art analytical capabilities and laboratory experimentation. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a transformative research program, to provide leadership in USC’s strong geobiology program, and to contribute to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The position can be filled at the Full Professor, Associate Professor, or Assistant Professor level. A Ph.D. or equivalent in the Geosciences, Microbiology, or related field is required. Candidates are encouraged to visit our websites in the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at http://dornsife.usc.edu/earth/ and http://dornsife.usc.edu/bisc/meb/.

Applications must include a curriculum vitae, publication list, statement of teaching interests, and the names and contact information of at least four individuals who can provide letters of recommendation upon request. In addition, applicants should include in their cover letter a list of what they consider to be critical issues in geobiology today and a research statement that demonstrates how the candidate plans to address those issues. In order to be considered for this position, applicants are required to submit an electronic USC application; follow this job link or paste into a browser: http://jobs.usc.edu/postings/53260.

Review of complete applications will begin October 15, 2015. For further information, please contact the Chair of the search committee, Jan Amend at janamend@usc.edu. USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The University particularly encourages women, members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting uschr@usc.edu.

 

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 Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer Position

The Neurobiology section within the Department of Biological Sciences, in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, seeks applications to fill a full-time non-tenure-track teaching faculty position beginning Fall 2014.  The primary scientific mission of the Neurobiology section is aimed at understanding the basic biological mechanisms that underlie neuron and brain function.  Areas of investigation span the range from molecular and cellular biology to neural network analysis. 

We seek a scholar who has experience teaching courses in the following areas: General Biology, Cell Biology and Physiology, Developmental Neurobiology, Systems Neurobiology, and Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology.

Initial appointments are fixed-term, with the possibility of renewal contingent on need, performance and review by the department faculty, its Chair, Section head, and the Dornsife Deans. Dornsife provides opportunities for promotion based on demonstrated teaching excellence and service to the program, school, and university.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in a relevant field with demonstrated teaching excellence in the subject area. In order to be considered for this position, applicants are required to submit an electronic USC application and include a cover letter, CV, and names of at least three references who can speak to your teaching abilities.  To apply, follow this job link or paste in a browser:
http://jobs.usc.edu/postings/23871

Applications will be reviewed immediately and continue until the position is filled.

USC strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, are encouraged to apply.  

 

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Non-Tenure-Track Teaching Faculty Position, Department of Biological Sciences

The Department of Biological Sciences in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, may have one or more non-tenure-track faculty openings in the coming 12 months for teaching positions, rank open, full-time or part-time.

Qualifications: Applicants should have a doctorate in Biological Sciences or a related field. Applicants should be familiar with standard academic teaching and possess a strong commitment to undergraduate education and excellence in teaching.

If you would like to submit your CV, three letters of recommendation (two from outside of USC), and past teaching evaluations to: biology_ntt_teachjobs@dornsife.usc.edu .

In order to be considered for this position, applicants are also required to submit an electronic USC application. Follow this job link or paste in a browser:

http://jobs.usc.edu/postings/26204

USC strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, are encouraged to apply.  

 

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Non-Tenure-Track Research Faculty Position, Department of Biological Sciences

The Department of Biological Sciences in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, may have a non-tenure-track research faculty opening, Assistant Professor (Research), Associate Professor (Research) or Professor (Research), in the coming 12 months for a full-time or part-time position.

Applicant should have a doctoral degree in appropriate field of study. If you would like to submit your CV and three letters of recommendation to be held for consideration if there is an opening, please email to biology_ntt_researchjobs@dornsife.usc.edu .  In order to be considered for this position, applicants are also required to submit an electronic USC application; follow this job link or paste in a browser:
http://jobs.usc.edu/postings/30222 .

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The University particularly encourages women, members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting uschr@usc.edu .

 

  • Department of Biological Sciences
  • University of Southern California
  • Allan Hancock Foundation Building
  • Los Angeles, CA 90089-0371