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Salt Lake City, UT Full Time Posted: Thursday, 12 September 2019
Professor and Director, School of Biological Sciences The School of Biological Sciences at the University of Utah
invites applications for the position of Professor and Director.
The successful candidate will be a distinguished scholar with an
active research program, a broad appreciation for biology, and a
demonstrated track-record of leadership in an academic
The School's approximately 50 tenure-line faculty are organized
into three primary divisions, each with their own Division Head:
Cell & Molecular Biology, Genetics & Evolution, and Ecology
& Physiology. Collectively, these span a diverse set of
research areas, including biochemistry, cell biology, developmental
biology, ecology and environmental biology, genetics and genomics,
microbial biology, neurobiology, physiology, and plant biology. The
faculty includes three National Academy Members, a wide range of
decorated researchers and teachers, and a vibrant group of
Assistant Professors. The faculty also includes founding members of
two interdepartmental collaborative research centers: the Center
for Cell and Genome Science and the Global Change and
Sustainability Center. The School's roughly $12M annual research
expenditures support a thriving graduate program, and roughly 35
postdocs and research faculty. The School also serves over 1100
undergraduate majors and many thousands more students in its
service courses.
Applicants are invited to submit a CV and cover letter
addressing their interest in the position; their relevant
experience; and if possible, a high-level vision for the future of
the School. Applications will be treated confidentially until
finalists are chosen and consent is given for the search committee
to collect references.
Application materials should be submitted using this link:
Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2019.
For further information, please refer to the following website:
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race,
national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation,
gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability,
genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from
historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women,
qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are
encouraged to apply. Veterans' preference is extended to qualified
applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and
Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the
application process will be provided to individuals with
disabilities. To inquire about the University's nondiscrimination
or affirmative action policies or to request disability
accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal
Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm
135, (801) 581-8365.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience
working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and
possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education
for historically underrepresented students. The Chronicle of Higher Education. Keywords: School Principal, Location: Salt Lake City, UT - 84112

Salt Lake City, UT, United States of America
University of Utah
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