ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF MICROBIAL METABOLISM, BIODISCOVERY INSTITUTE. The University of North Texas (UNT), Denton, Texas, invites applications from outstanding scientists for an assistant or associate professor position in the BioDiscovery Institute (BDI), one of four Institutes of Research Excellence. Candidates addressing important fundamental and applied questions in the synthesis and development of bio-based products for agriculture, materials engineering, bioenergy or health benefits are especially encouraged to apply. We are seeking individuals working at the forefront of microbial metabolism and metabolic engineering. The new hire will complement and interact with existing researchers in systems modeling of metabolism, plant biochemistry, and biotechnology. Newly renovated research space, competitive start-up packages, and state-of-the-art core facilities in genomics and metabolomics will support the new hire and colleagues in BDI. The successful candidate will bring an internationally recognized research program, interact with diverse faculty, staff and students within BDI and across UNT, and contribute to graduate and/or undergraduate training. Questions may be directed to Brian G. Ayre (email@example.com), Search Committee Chair, or Kent D. Chapman (firstname.lastname@example.org), BDI Director. Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is closed. For best consideration, apply by October 15, 2018. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a biological, computational, chemical or engineering sciences discipline, a record of publication in the target area, funding and/or effort to obtain funding, and a commitment to research excellence within an interdisciplinary environment.