Departmental Search for Assistant Professor

The University of Minnesota invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position, Assistant Professor rank, with expertise in the microbiome. Among the nation’s top 10 public research universities, the University of Minnesota  is one of only three universities in the United States with a comprehensive Academic Health Center, College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resources Sciences and College of Biological Sciences on one campus. We offer state-of-the-art core research facilities and established world class research programs, including a strong core of faculty studying microbiomes, to support scholarship excellence in this position. The University of Minnesota is a participant in the National Microbiome Initiative and was recognized by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy for its commitment to advancing microbiome research.

This position will be a core component of the Integrated Animal Systems Biology Team in the Department of Animal Science Expectations for this position include developing a research program related to the role of the microbiome in food animal production, teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses, and recruiting and mentoring graduate students. 


For the full position description, visit us at our website:


Apply online at:  (search for job 314151).

Application review begins February 15, 2017; position open until filled.

“The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer”

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