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Full-time Faculty in Microbiology

University of Dubuque, Dubuque, IA

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The University of Dubuque invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Microbiology beginning August, 2019.  Expected qualifications include an earned doctorate in Biology, Microbiology, or similar discipline. Teaching experience, including laboratory courses in Microbiology is preferred. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach multiple courses including Microbiology for biology majors and pre-nursing students, Cells and Tissues for biology majors, and at least one advanced course for science majors in their area of specialization. While teaching excellence is our first priority, we seek a candidate with a commitment to research that involves undergraduate students. Additional expectations include advising students and participating in the broader life of the University.

About the University of Dubuque (UD)

UD is a diverse, Christian, and forward-looking educational community of 2400 students that include approximately 1800 traditional, full-time undergraduates. Our students come from 42 states and 28 countries and represent a variety of faith commitments. 48% of UD students are from underrepresented groups, 38% are lower socioeconomic status, and 37% are first generation students.

As a leader in student diversity among Iowa universities, UD seeks candidates who are committed to and can demonstrate success in working with multi-racial, multi-cultural, and multi-national students. As a Christian university, UD seeks candidates who can help us advance our commitment to the inherent worth of each individual, the search for truth, and the calling to use one’s gifts in service to others. As a forward-looking university, UD seeks candidates who embrace the next generation of students, with all of their strengths and challenges.

The University of Dubuque was founded in 1852 and maintains its historic ties to the Presbyterian Church (USA).  In 1998, the University initiated what is referred to as “The Plan for Transformation.”  Since that time, student enrollment has grown from 600 to 2,400; the endowment has grown from $15 million to over $155 million, and over $300 million has been invested in new and renovated campus infrastructure.  Most importantly, UD has clarified its missional focus. More information about UD’s mission can be found  http://www.dbq.edu/aboutud/missionvisionvalues/.

About Dubuque, Iowa

Dubuque is a city of 60,000 people, perched on the bluffs of the Mississippi River, and serves as the cultural and economic center for over 300,000 residents in the Iowa/Wisconsin/Illinois tri-state area.   A growing economy, vibrant cultural life, and setting of natural beauty contribute to a high quality of life.  Dubuque has been named one of America's top 100 places to live and one of the most livable small cities in America.  Find out more at: https://www.cityofdubuque.org/67/Mayor-City-Council.

How to Apply

Please submit the following to HR@dbq.edu or Director of Human Resources, University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA  52001: 

1) A letter of introduction summarizing your interest in and qualifications for the position,

2) A current vitae,

3) A statement of teaching philosophy,

4) A statement of research plans and how undergraduates would be incorporated,

5) Contact information for three professional references, and

6) A UD Employment application form, located on our website at: http://www.dbq.edu/AboutUD/Employment/HRForms/

The review of applications will begin on October 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Applications from qualified persons with diverse backgrounds and cultures, including women and persons of color, are welcomed.

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Dubuque, IA
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