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Assistant Professor

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Applicant required documents: Cover Letter, CV, Contact Information for References

Posting Details

Posting Information

Vacancy Type Tenured/TT Faculty
Is Internal Transfer Only No
Working Title Assistant Professor
Salary Range
Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate with Experience
Position Number 00105871
Work Schedule 40 hours week (hours vary)
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.00
Department 111801 - Entomology and Plant Pathology
Department Entomology and Plant Pathology
Job City & State Raleigh, NC
Primary Function of Organizational Unit

As part of the Land Grant University, the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology is composed of over 40 faculty that direct a diverse portfolio of programs in teaching, research and extension components. Collectively, these strengths not only serve our clientele and our science, but also provide a rich environment for graduate education and training that can be tailored to the specific career interests of the student, irrespective of whether they prefer training in the basic sciences or are preparing for a career in extension. Our education and research programs provide graduate and undergraduate students with unique hands-on learning opportunities using the latest technologies.

Essential Job Duties

The Assistant Professor position will be expected to develop an innovative research program to characterize and profile important groups of secreted biological metabolites to better understand the physical biochemical interactome. This will include roles in human health, crop productivity and the environment. The position will work in The Center for Integrated Fungal Research within the department. The position appointment will be split 80% Research and 20% Academic.

The position will also be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate level course in the Department.

Inclusiveness and diversity are academic imperatives and university goals. The successful candidate will be expected to foster an environment that is welcoming of all groups. The Department, as well as NC State University are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their experience, research, teaching and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Other Work/Responsibilities
Minimum Education/Experience
  • PhD in a field of study directly related to the position.
Departmental Required Skills
  • Excellence in research and academics.
  • Demonstrable skills in verbal and written communication, interpersonal relations, and procurement of extramural funding.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
  • A background in biology, or related field, with expertise in biochemistry, chemometrics, metabolic engineering, or phytochemistry.
Required License or Certification
  • Valid NC driver’s license.
Special Instructions

Applicant required documents: Cover Letter, CV, Contact Information for References

Job Open Date 09/23/2016
Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.
03/03/2017
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Proposed Hire Date 08/16/2017
AA/EOE

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Question

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Monster.com
    • CareerBuilder.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have (or will you have by date of hire) a PhD in Entomology or field related to the job description?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a valid NC Driver's license or the ability to obtain one within 60 days of your start date?
    • Yes
    • No

Application Materials Required

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents