The Department of Biology at Barnard College, Columbia University, seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Microbiology (starting July 2018). The successful candidate will be expected to establish an active, externally funded research program in any area of Microbiology. We are especially interested in candidates with demonstrated experience or potential for mentoring undergraduate researchers, including women and underrepresented minorities. Teaching responsibilities include advanced lecture and laboratory courses in Microbiology, a seminar course in the candidate’s area of specialization, and participation in core courses required for the major.

Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience required; teaching experience desirable. Applicants should submit a CV, cover letter, research and teaching statements, three representative publications, and contact information for three references from whom we can solicit recommendation letters​​ to: ​


Review of applications begins November 1.

Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Barnard does not discriminate due to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis, and to the extent permitted by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.