Assistant Professor, Bacteriology/Microbiology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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The Department of Bacteriology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison ( invites applications for a tenure-track Academic (9-month) faculty position at the 

Assistant Professor level. The department is seeking candidates whose research is at the forefront of any area of microbiology with an emphasis broadly on molecular mechanism in any domain of life. The successful 

candidate will be expected to develop a vigorous, extramurally-funded, independent program and to participate in the teaching mission of the Department. University and/or community service is also required as appropriate. Applicants should have a PhD in microbiology, biochemistry, genetics, cell and molecular biology, or a related field, as well as at least 2 years of postdoctoral experience. A strong research background as well as experience in mentoring and teaching is expected. Full job listing can be found here:

The University of Wisconsin and the Department of Bacteriology provide an excellent environment for the 

development of an outstanding research program. We value the diversity we have and the efforts of our current and future members to further promote excellence through diversity. Madison is a welcoming city with excellent educational opportunities at every level, fantastic cultural and athletic recreational opportunities, and a natural landscape of lakes and rolling hills. For more information, please visit 

Application Procedure:

Applications must be submitted through our online UW Job Application

system found in the above link. Applications submitted outside of this 

system will not be considered. Applications must be received by 

November 15, 2018 to ensure full consideration.

Applications should be uploaded to the UW Job Application system for 

Position Vacancy Listing 96005 as a single pdf that includes:

  1. Cover letter 
  2. Curriculum Vitae documenting research and teaching experience
  3. Statement of current and planned research
  4. Statement of teaching interests
  5. Names and contact information of three individuals who will serve as reference


Additionally, please instruct letter writers to send their letters of reference with the your name in the header to These letters of reference must also be received by November 15, 2018.

The UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and Bacteriology are committed to maintaining and growing a 

culture that embraces diversity, inclusion, and equity, believing that these values are foundational elements of our excellence and fundamental components of a positive and enriching learning and working environment for all students, faculty, and staff. 



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