Assistant Professor - Microbiology

Assistant Professor - Microbiology at North Dakota State University

The Department of Microbiological Sciences at North Dakota State University (NDSU) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position (80% research/20% teaching). We seek a colleague with an innovative and collaborative mindset to develop a microbiology research program that complements department strengths and diversity and supports the advancement of agriculture and food production. We would particularly like to hear from scientists using advanced tools to study microbial interactions with animals, plants, insects, or the environment.  


The successful candidate will develop a nationally competitive, extramurally funded research program in microbiology; contribute to undergraduate and graduate education aimed at training the next generation of microbiologists; and contribute to academic governance through service to the department, college, university, and their discipline.


NDSU is a land-grant university that is classified as an R1 research institution. It has a welcoming and vibrant environment and people committed to making a difference to their campus, state, and the world. Our researchers find solutions and discover opportunities that enhance quality of life; sustain food, feed, fiber, and fuel production; and protect the land and resources of North Dakota.

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Location: North Dakota State University