Assistant Professor - Microbiology (2 positions)

Vacancy #13F015, 13F016
Position #4160, 3535

The Department of Biology and Marine Biology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for two tenure-track positions starting August, 2013. The successful candidates will contribute to undergraduate and graduate courses in microbiology, cell and molecular biology, or a related area, as well as maintain a vigorous, extramurally funded research program involving undergraduate and graduate students. Candidates in any area of microbiology are encouraged to apply. The Department offers B.S. and M.S. degrees in Biology and Marine Biology, and a Ph.D. in Marine Biology.The Department of Biology and Marine Biology values basic, applied, and translational research.

Dual career couples are welcome to apply, and we encourage all job seekers to visit to learn about other openings in our Department and at UNCW.  Excellent support for research is provided in facilities on campus ( and at the Center for Marine Science ( Candidates must have a Ph.D., and post-doctoral experience is expected.  Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and research.  

To apply, complete the online application at and carefully observe the following instructions:

You will need to have 3 separate documents ready for upload. These must be in MS Word or Acrobat PDF format. They are:

For questions about the positions, contact Dr. Joe Pawlik, Microbiology Search Chair,, 910-962-2377. For questions about the online application process, contact Debbie Cronin at, 910-962-3707. Priority consideration will be given to applications submitted before November 1, 2012 (originally posted as October 15, 2012 in error).

UNCW actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic, or other minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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