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Assistant Professor 


Effective August 2018

California State University, Northridge, seeks a microbiologist for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor of Biology. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. and have postdoctoral experience. Two or more years is preferred but not required. Candidates must demonstrate commitment and ability to work with students and colleagues from diverse backgrounds. The successful candidate shall develop a research program involving undergraduate and Master's students and demonstrate teaching excellence. Individuals trained in prokaryotic microbiology with research experience incorporating –omics technologies (e.g.  genomics, metagenomics, transcriptomics, and/or proteomics) with molecular, biochemical, and/or computational methodologies are especially encouraged to apply. We seek candidates that complement existing strengths and promote collaborative research activities in the department. Teaching may include Introductory Biology, Principles of Microbiology, Food Microbiology, Medical Microbiology, and specialty courses. CSUN is a Learning Centered University. The successful candidate will be expected to join faculty and staff in a commitment to active learning, to the assessment of learning outcomes, and to multiple pathways that enable students to graduate.

Application Deadline:

Screening of applications will begin Monday, November 17, 2017.

For more information and how to Apply:

This institution is using Interfolio’s ByCommittee to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge to:!/46049




We are currently accepting applications for part-time lecturer positions.  Please document qualifications for each subject/course you could teach from the attached list.  Applicants should forward a current CV/resume and a cover letter that clearly articulates specific courses they are qualified to teach, times the applicant is available for teaching assignments and how the candidate will be able to provide effective instruction to students of diverse backgrounds in a multicultural setting.  The CV/resume should include educational background, prior teaching experience, and/or related professional experience.  Submit materials via email to: or mail to: California State University, Northridge; Department of Biology; Attn: Cherie Hawthorne; 18111 Nordhoff Street; Northridge, CA 91330-8303. Current lecturers must also submit this information each year.

Eligibility for spring teaching assignments requires the receipt of application materials in early May while eligibility for fall teaching assignments requires receipt of materials in early December. 


We currently have no open staff positions.