The Department of Biology, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez (UPRM, www.uprm.edu/biology) invites applicants for a Tenure-track Position as Assistant Professor
in Parasitology to begin July 2014 or until position is filled. A Ph.D. degree is required, postdoctoral experience is preferred. Candidates should demonstrate teaching skills for development of undergraduate and graduate courses including, but not limited to, Animal Parasitology (BIOL 4426) and Advanced Parasitology (ZOOL 6019) and the ability to design and develop courses in their area of specialty. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an active, externally funded research program with undergraduate and graduate students, and collaborate with other faculty. The appointment will consist of teaching and research. External funds, when obtained, will allow eligibility for release time and/or additional compensation during the academic year. UPRM is a Land-Grant, Sea-Grant, and Space-Grant institution; interaction with faculty and researchers in these fields is encouraged. Puerto Rico represents a suitable setting to develop research in tropical systems, and the University of Puerto Rico stimulates collaboration with active faculty and students in a wide range of the Biological Sciences and Biotechnology. Benefits include health insurance, retirement plan and tuition waivers in the UPR system for immediate family members according to the Certification 50 2011-2012 of the University of Puerto Rico. Knowledge of English and Spanish, or willingness to learn is desirable. Please send Curriculum Vitae, statement of research, statement of teaching interests, and three letters of reference by December 16, 2013 via e-mail to email@example.com. For further information please contact Dr. Matias J. Cafaro (firstname.lastname@example.org), Department of Biology, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus, Call Box 9000, Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 00681-9000. The University of Puerto Rico is an Equal Opportunity Employer.