Assistant Professor – Microbiology

Assistant Professor – Microbiology

Located in Staten Island and overlooking the Manhattan skyline, Wagner College is a private, non-sectarian.., 80% residential college of 1800 traditional-aged undergraduates and 300 graduate students in selected professional programs. The College has been widely recognized for its innovative curriculum, The Wagner Plan for the Practical Liberal Arts, which integrates the liberal arts, experiential learning, interdisciplinary education, diversity, and civic education, as cited by Time magazine, U.S. News & World Report, and several higher education associations. Further information about the College can be found on the Wagner website, www

The Department of Biological Sciences seeks a Tenure-track Assistant Professor to start in August 2021. Candidates must have expertise in a non-clinical field of microbiology and will be expected to teach varied undergraduate and graduate courses. The individual will be expected to develop a research program involving undergraduate and graduate students. Preference will be given to those candidates with demonstrated experience and success in teaching and research. Previous knowledge in R for statistical analysis is a plus. The candidate will be encouraged to pursue extramural funding to help support their research and teaching initiatives. A completed PhD will be required at the time of appointment.

If interested, please send a cover letter, transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy as well as research interests (no more than one page each) and curriculum vitae, along with names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to:

Christopher Corbo, PhD, Chair, Search Committee
Department of Biological Sciences
Wagner College One Campus Road
Staten Island, New York 10301


by email to:

The application review process will begin on February 1st, 2021. Located in an increasingly diverse metropolitan area, Wagner College is committed to scholarship and community outreach relevant to the needs of New York City. Wagner values campus diversity (domestic and international) and in keeping with this initiative, it welcomes applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity and internationalization efforts.