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    TENURE-TRACK FACULTY POSITION in Virology/Viral Immunology

    The Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washing- ton State University, invites applications for a full-time (12-month), tenure-track research/graduate education position in virology/viral immunology at the level of ASSISTANT PROFESSOR. The start date is nego- tiable and may be as early as August 23, 2010. A Ph.D. or clinical doctorate (D.V.M., M.D.) is required and a minimum of two years of postdoctoral training is highly preferred. The successful candidate will have evidence of conducting and publishing high-quality results from hypothesis-based research in top tier jour- nals, a track record of or strong potential for attract- ing extramural funding, and a history of or stated intent to contribute to high-quality graduate and pro- fessional (D.V.M.) education. The faculty member will be expected to develop and maintain an independent, extramurally funded research program in virology or viral immunology that interfaces with ongoing infec- tious disease research within the Department, College, and University. Active, well-funded research groups are focused on the immunology, pathogenesis, epide- miology, and genomics of animal pathogens and zoo- notic agents (website: http://www.vetmed.wsu. edu/research_vmp/). Research training at the under- graduate, graduate, and postdoctoral levels is supported by NIH training programs, and the faculty member is expected to actively participate in these programs at all levels. Review of applications will begin April 19, 2010. Submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, and names and addresses of three references to: Dr. Robert H. Mealey, c/o Ms. Sue Zumwalt, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State Uni- versity, P.O. Box 647040, Pullman, WA 99164- 7040. Or e-mail: For more information, see website: http://www.vetmed. WSU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Protected group mem- bers are encouraged to apply.


    The Graduate Program in Organismic and Evolu- tionary Biology at University ofMassachusetts Amherst announces a two-yearPOSTDOCTORAL FELLOW- SHIP/LECTURESHIP. OEB draws together more than 80 faculty from the Five Colleges (University of Massachusetts Amherst and Smith, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Amherst Colleges), offering unique train- ing and research opportunities in the fields of orga- nismic and evolutionary biology and ecology. Our research/lecture position provides recent Ph.D.s with an opportunity for independent research with an OEB faculty sponsor as well as experience developing and teaching a one-semester undergraduate biology course. Proven teaching skills are required. Position sub-

    ject to availability of funds. First-year salary: $35,000; second-year salary: $37,000. To apply, send curriculum vitae, three letters of ref-

    erence, and statements of research and teaching inter- ests and arrange for a letter of support from your proposed OEB faculty sponsor. A list of faculty and additional information are available atwebsite: http://

    OEB Darwin Fellowship 319 Morrill Science Center 611 N. Pleasant Street

    University of Massachusetts Amherst Amherst, MA 01003

    Telephone: 413-545-0928 E-mail:

    Application review begins April 1, 2010. Start date: August 15, 2010.

    The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.



    San Jos2 State University invites applications for a tenure-track position in genetics to begin August 23, 2010 (website: Unit_3/Tenure_Track/Employment/index.htm). Preference will be given to applicants that are currently utilizing genomics or proteomics approaches in their research. For full consideration send a letter of appli- cation, curriculum vitae, university undergraduate and graduate transcripts, statement of teaching interests/ philosophy and research interests, and at least three official letters of reference with contact information to: Genetics Search Committee, Department of Bi- ological Sciences, San Jose State University, One Washington Square, San Jose, CA 95192-0100. E-mail:; telephone: 408- 924-4905. For full consideration apply by March 15, 2010. Please include Job Opening Identification (JOID) 13749 on all correspondence. SJSU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to the core values of inclusion, civility, and respect for each individual.

    ENDOWED SENIOR FACULTY POSITION in the Field of Advanced Materials and Surface

    Science; Full-time, Tenure-Track Faculty

    In a major joint venture, Kent State University, Case Western Reserve University, and Youngstown State University received a multimillion award from the State of Ohio to establish a Research Cluster on Surfaces in Advanced Materials in collaboration with industrial partners: Alpha Micron, Inc., CoAdna Photonics, Inc., Cleveland Botanical Garden, Kent Displays, Inc., Kent Optronics, Inc., and LXD, Inc. The Research Cluster will invest aggressively in senior research talent and related facilities and equipment. As a part of this program, Kent State University has been awarded an endowed senior faculty position for an Ohio Research Scholar in the Liquid Crystal Institute, specializing in the area of soft materials and soft matter interfaces. The Liquid Crystal Institute is a leader in basic and applied liquid crystal science, with a broad range of research activities, partnerships with academic and in- dustrial centers, exemplary facilities, and a vibrant scientific atmosphere. Further information is available on the website: Responsi- bilities include conducting a vigorous program of in- novative and funded research, collaborating with academic and industrial partners, supervising graduate students, and teaching. The Ohio Research Scholar will be considered for tenure in the Chemical Physics Interdisciplinary Program, or departments of Chemis- try, Physics, or Biological Sciences, depending on the background. Qualification: Ph.D. in physics, chemis- try, materials science, or related field required. Applicants must also have an established record of outstanding scholarly research and the ability to secure extramural funding. Application deadline: open until filled. For a complete description of the position and to

    apply online, visit the KSU jobs website: http:// and complete an academic data form for the position number 990952. In addition, please attach a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references or mail to: Oleg D. Lavrentovich, Director, Liquid Crystal Institute, Kent State University, P.O. Box 5190, Kent, OH 44242-0001 U.S.A. Kent State University, an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer, is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a diverse work force. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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