St. Norbert College invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Biology beginning in August 2013. Teaching responsibilities will include developmental biology and cell-level introductory biology courses, with the ability to teach genetics or molecular biology. The opportunity exists to develop courses in the candidate’s area of expertise as electives for upper-level biology majors and students in the College's core curriculum program. Each course includes a laboratory component, and typical course load is two per semester. Productive research that provides meaningful experiences for St. Norbert College undergraduates is expected. Candidates with experience studying developmental processes in model systems including zebra fish, C. elegans, or Drosophila are encouraged to apply. Additional responsibilities include advising students and being an active member of the College community. A demonstration of teaching effectiveness will be part of the interview process. A Ph.D. in Biology or a related field is required at the time of appointment; postdoctoral experience is preferred.
Faculty members are expected to support the College's mission as a Catholic, liberal arts, and Norbertine institution, where people of many faiths and beliefs are valued members. The mission includes "providing an educational environment that is intellectually, spiritually and personally challenging." Candidates are encouraged to visit our website (http://www.snc.edu/mission ) to learn more about the College and its mission. St. Norbert College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty.
Review of applications will begin February 22 and continue until the position, which is contingent on budget approval, is filled. Interested candidates should submit (electronic submission of materials is preferred) a detailed letter of application addressing the candidate's fit for the position as described, a statement of teaching philosophy, a description of research interests appropriate for undergraduate participation, a curriculum vita, graduate transcripts (unofficial), and the names and contact information of three references to: firstname.lastname@example.org , Dr. Larry A. Scheich, Associate Dean of Natural Science, St. Norbert College, 100 Grant Street, De Pere, WI, 54115.