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Washington State University
School of Molecular Biosciences
Posted: 03/21/2023
Director and Professor

The College of Veterinary Medicine at Washington State University seeks a distinguished researcher and academic leader to be Director of the School of Molecular Biosciences (SMB). Research expertise in SMB represents the broad disciplines of Biochemistry/Molecular Biology, Cell and Developmental Biology/Genetics, and Microbiology/Infectious Disease. The research focus of SMB centers on the application of functional genomics and other molecular techniques to 1) chromosome biology and DNA repair mechanisms, 2) animal reproduction and development, and 3) biology of bacteria, archaea, and viruses, as well as their roles in pathogenesis and immunology. SMB also has a growing educational research program focused on undergraduate and graduate instruction and inclusive excellence. The Director’s portfolio includes fiscal management of SMB, participation in and promotion of mentoring and professional development for faculty members and fostering curricular development and scholarship in teaching. In addition, the Director will likely maintain their own research program. Applicants must hold an earned doctorate [PhD/MD or equivalent] in the field of biomedical sciences or a related field and eligibility includes at least five (5) years of service in a research and leadership position with a demonstrated record of achievement in in the candidate’s field of study, as well as a record of exceptional service and leadership. Candidates must be eligible for academic appointment at the level of Full Professor.
Review of applications will begin May 22, 2023. To apply or obtain more detailed information go to WSU Jobs (myworkdayjobs.com), R-9136. For questions or confidential expressions of interest about this position, candidates may email or telephone Laurilee Kramer at 509.335.1533 or lkramer@wsu.edu. WSU is an EO/AA Educator Employer.