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Assistant or Associate Professor (Microbiology)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
College of Natural Sciences, Department of Microbiology
UH at Manoa
Date Posted:
November 28, 2017
Closing Date:
Salary Information:
Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Monthly Type:
9 Month
Tenure Track:
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
General funds

Other Conditions:
  • To begin August 1, 2018. Screening of applications will begin on February 1, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. The Department of Microbiology at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa is seeking an individual to conduct research in bacterial infectious diseases, and/or bacterial genetics, and/or bacterial immunology, to fill an open rank tenure-track faculty position. The Department of Microbiology is scheduled to move to a new building in 2019. A start -up package will be commensurate with qualifications and research needs. Position is funded using general funds.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Initial teaching obligations will consist of developing and teaching an undergraduate lecture and laboratory course in clinical aspects of medical microbiology, to facilitate the Microbiology graduate's qualification for National Certification as a Clinical Microbiologist, which includes specimen processing and identification algorithms. Alternative teaching duties will include an undergraduate course with a laboratory, and a graduate course in the area of specialty. Research interests should include bacterial infectious diseases, and/or bacterial genetics, and/or bacterial immunology. In addition, to render service to the professional community which is relevant, to participate in curriculum development activities including the development of curricula; to participate on committees, and to perform other related tasks as assigned.
Associate Professor Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Additional Duties and Responsibilities for the Associate Professor Position: To serve as chair of committees, to serve as department chair when needed
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Applicants must have a PhD in Microbiology or a related field, and a publication and funding record commensurate with their rank: junior applicants should have prior postdoctoral experience, demonstrated ability as a teacher, and poise and good address for meeting and conferring with others.
  2. Additional Minimum Qualifications for Associate Professor: A minimum of four years of full-time college or university teaching at the rank of assistant professor or equivalent, with evidence of increasing professional maturity. Demonstrated ability to plan and organize assigned activities, including the supervision of work of assistants when appropriate.

To Apply:
Please email a cover letter, CV, a brief summary of research interests, teaching philosophy, and names of three references to the Search Committee Chair, at Address: University of Hawaii Department of Microbiology Attn: Search Committee Chair
  1. College of Natural Sciences / Department of Microbiology
  2. Attn.: Search Committee Chair
  3. 2538 McCarthy Mall, Sny 207
  4. Honolulu, HI 96822
  1. Dr. H Gert de Couet; 808-956-8603;

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