Lasell College, founded in 1851, is an independent, coeducational, non-sectarian institution of higher education located eight miles from Boston in Newton, Massachusetts. The College offers over 30 baccalaureate programs in, Communication, Environmental Studies, Graphic Design, Fashion, Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Education, Criminal Justice, Legal Studies, Law and Public Affairs, Mathematics, and several areas of Business, Social Science, and the Humanities. Master's degrees are offered in Management, Sport Management, Communication, and Education, each with several concentration and certificate options.
The College has undergone significant growth over the past ten years, including a 60 percent increase in its undergraduate population to over 1600 students. The graduate program began ten years ago and now enrolls 300 students. As a result, the College has focused aggressively on full-time faculty hiring. Future plans include significant expansion of both graduate and undergraduate program degree offerings.
Lasell College emphasizes learning by doing, or what it calls Connected Learning, in all professional and liberal arts programs. Successful applicants will demonstrate passion for a student-centered teaching environment and innovative, project-focused initiatives such as community service-learning. Productivity and currency in an academic discipline as well as commitment to college community involvement are priorities.
The Department of Mathematics and Science seeks an Assistant Professor of Biology for a Fall 2013 appointment. More senior rank will be considered based on experience and other credentials.
Responsibilities: Teaching responsibilities include human anatomy and physiology, introductory biology, and general education elective courses in area of specialization. We are especially interested in applicants with broad training and experience in the life sciences including pharmacology, pathology, and/or environmental health. An ability and interest in utilizing an active, project-focused approach to teaching is critical. Successful candidates will demonstrate an avid interest in utilizing a project-focused approach to teaching. They must also be able to work cooperatively and productively with faculty, staff, and students; show evidence of excellent teaching and student advocacy as well as professional development and productivity; and a commitment to department and college service. The successful candidate will have the ability to shape the on-going development of the science curriculum.
Qualifications: Ph.D.,Sc.D., M.D.,D.O., or Pharm D. required; ABD will also be considered. Prior college teaching experience preferred. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Candidates should send a cover letter, a philosophy of teaching, curriculum vitae, and names of three (3) references to: firstname.lastname@example.org