Open tenure-track position for invertebrate vectors of disease and public health

The Entomology & Nematology Department (IFAS) at the University of Florida seeks candidates for a tenure-accruing position (9 months) in Invertebrate Vectors of Disease and Public Health at the Assistant Professor rank. This position will be 60% teaching (College of Agricultural and Life Sciences) and 40% research (Florida Agricultural Experiment Station). The appointee will contribute to a growing departmental reputation for excellence in teaching undergraduate and graduate students. In addition, the appointee will develop an internationally recognized and extramurally-funded program on invertebrate vectors of pathogens causing diseases of medical and veterinary importance.

Individuals wishing to apply should go online to and submit: cover letter that clearly states applicant’s interest in the position and qualifications relative to the required and preferred qualifications listed above o Full Curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching/mentoring philosophies (2-page limit) The Foundation for The Gator Nation An Equal Opportunity Institution o A description of current and projected research (2-page limit); at least three letters of reference preferably from those who can speak to the applicant’s research, teaching and mentoring experiences

The selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

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