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Assistant Professor in Marine Organismal Biology

Biological Sciences Faculty Los Angeles, California

The Marine & Environmental Biology (MEB) section of the Department of Biological Sciences in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California (Los Angeles, California) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Marine Organismal Biology with an anticipated start date of August 2020. We seek a junior scholar with expertise in the biology of multicellular marine organisms, with particular emphasis on genetics/genomics. The ideal candidate will use an experimental genetics approach to understanding mechanisms linking genotype to phenotype. The position involves active participation in both undergraduate and graduate teaching, the establishment of a vigorous externally funded research program, and the opportunity to conduct research at our marine station on Catalina Island. Applicants should have a doctoral degree in relevant field of study. Further information about the MEB program and faculty can be found at

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching and research statement, along with the names of three individuals who will be contacted by USC for references. In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must apply via the "Apply" link at the top or bottom of this page. For full consideration, applications must be received by October 15, 2019.

USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.

REQ20079239 Posted Date: 08/21/2019

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