Lecturer II or Teaching Assistant Professor, Microbiology and Immunology

University of Nevada, Reno

Lecturer II or Teaching Assistant Professor, Microbiology and Immunology

  • Institution: University of Nevada, Reno
  • Location: Reno, NV
  • Website: www.unr.edu

Lecturer II or Teaching Assistant Professor, Microbiology and Immunology

  • University of Nevada, Reno | Reno, NV
  • Hourglass IconJob Post Expiration: June 16, 2024
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Job TitleLecturer II or Teaching Assistant Professor, Microbiology and Immunology

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Faculty

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Location Reno, NV

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Lecturer II or Teaching Assistant Professor, Microbiology and Immunology




Medicine, Reno – University of Nevada School of Medicine


The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. Final applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment.


If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact our recruitment helpline at (775) 784-1495 or https://nam04.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fjobs%40unr.edu%2F&data=04%7C01%7Cmichellebriggs%40unr.edu%7C3fc56ddb0d3143705f1c08d9932205df%7C523b4bfc0ebd4c03b2b96f6a17fd31d8%7C1%7C0%7C637702596595879550%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=f3IzAEa5H3%2FeLS%2BymU9ZqLPkGDVrZukYCBVy8XHJYe0%3D&reserved=0. For UNR Med professional job postings, please contact the Office of Professional Recruitment at (775) 784-6778.


Job Description


The Department of Microbiology and Immunology within the School of Medicine at the University of Nevada, Reno is seeking applications for a 9-month non-tenure track Lecturer II or Teaching Assistant Professor for the Microbiology and Immunology, Bachelor of Science program. Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate microbiology courses, student advisement, and student recruitment. Teaching responsibilities will include upper-level courses focused on Microbial Pathogenesis, Human Virology, Neglected Tropical Diseases as well as a course covering the Profession of Microbiology, and other courses as assigned. This position may also be responsible for developing and teaching new courses to expand laboratory course offerings in immunology and microbial physiology.


The ideal candidate will demonstrate an enthusiasm for teaching and desire to positively impact the the development and education of new scientists. Other key skills include communication of complex ideas to a variety of learners, collegiality and ability to collaborate across schools and departments, ability to and enthusiasm for developing professionally and growing the educator’s toolkit, and a commitment to the core values of UNR Med.


Required Qualifications


Lecturer II – Master’s Degree in microbial physiology or applied microbiology or related field.


Teaching Assistant Professor – Ph.D. in microbial physiology or applied microbiology or related field.


Candidates will be hired to the appropriate level based on education and experience.


Preferred Qualifications:


• Experience with or interest in active learning approaches and development of laboratory exercises.

• University level teaching experience.


Compensation Grade


To view the salary schedule for this position, please visit: https://www.unr.edu/hr/compensation-evaluation/compensation/salary-schedules and select Academic Faculty (9 month contract). Salary is competitive and commensurate with related education and experience


Total Compensation


The total compensation package includes a competitive salary, moving allowance (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, thirty (30) days of sick leave provided upon start date and two (2) days of sick leave accrued per full month after the first year of service, two (2) days of annual leave accrued each full month, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents. For more information, please visit: https://www.unr.edu/hr/benefits


Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program


The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples’ professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada. https://www.unr.edu/hr/jobs/dual-career-program


Department Information:


The Molecular Microbiology & Immunology (MMI) major is an exciting undergraduate degree program offered through collaboration between the College of Science and School of Medicine. This special program offers undergraduate students a concentrated academic progression leading to a Bachelor of Science in Molecular Microbiology & Immunology. The major trains students in the fundamentals of modern microbiology, with an emphasis on human and animal infectious diseases and immunology. The major will be expanded to begin offering additional courses focusing on applied and industrial microbiology. More information about this program can be found here: http://www.unr.edu/mmi.


Department Contact


Michelle Whitaker


Search Coordinator







Full-Time Equivalent



Required Attachment(s)


1) Resume/CV


2) Letters of Application (Cover letter)


3) Three professional references (include name, title, company/organization, email address, phone number)


4) One-page inclusivity statement: Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying. Please also highlight contributions you have made to this goal in your previous role(s).


Required UNR Med Recruitment Survey


Please complete the survey at the link below; this 1-2 minute survey will allow us to understand our current status and the effectiveness of our efforts in promoting diversity and inclusion at UNR Med. Survey data will not be accessible by the department for which you are applying or the recruitment team.




University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med)


For over 50 years the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med) has trained physicians who are leading the way to ‘A Healthy Nevada’, nation, and world. Community-based and research-intensive, UNR Med is committed to our four-part mission of education, research, clinical service, and diversity. We show this commitment through our demonstrated core values: people are our strength, we innovate and improve, we serve with integrity, and we success with trust and respect.


The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is an inclusive and engaged community. We recognize that diverse faculty and leaders add value to the educational experience and promote excellence in our teaching, patient care, and research missions. We seek applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to our mission and uphold our core values.


Our mission has guided our growth in graduating the next generation of primary and specialty care physicians and medical researchers while maintaining personalized instruction. The School of Medicine has statewide outreach with a local touch providing patient care, health services, and training physicians in Reno, Nevada and in the state’s rural communities. We are expanding provider education to train medical specialists as Medical Doctors as well as Speech Pathologists and Physician Assistants. We are actively expanding technologically-advanced infrastructure to keep pace with our world-class research to meet the needs of students, patients, and researchers. We seek to create an environment that serves all who enter our doors, from the physicians who teach our learners to our employees, patients, and students.


This posting is open until filled


Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received, or a hiring decision has been made.


Posting Close Date


Note to Applicant


A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.


HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.


References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.


Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify.


As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.


For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver’s license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment.


Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.


University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine


To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/5223922


Founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevada’s land grant institution with a statewide mission and presence. The University of Nevada, Reno is a Carnegie I Research Institution and has been recognized as a “Top Tier” Best National University by U.S. News & World Report. With an enrollment of nearly 21,000 students we offer 145 Tier 1 accredited degree programs. Located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows the University of Nevada, Reno is surrounded by numerous state and national parks, is 45 minutes from beautiful Lake Tahoe, and four hours from San Francisco.


The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.


The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a person’s age, disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, or religion.


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