Research and Teaching Fellow in Cell Biology

Asheville, NC
Jan 19, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
UNC Asheville, the designated public liberal arts institution of the University of North Carolina system, invites applicants for a position as a Teaching and Research Fellow in Cell Biology. This position is designed for individuals who hold a Ph.D. in cell/molecular biology or related field and intend to pursue academic careers at primarily undergraduate institutions. Responsibilities of this position include mentoring undergraduate students in research projects, teaching undergraduate lecture and lab courses in biology, and performing research and laboratory managerial tasks in support of the Principal Investigator, Dr. Thomas E. Meigs. We seek applicants who are enthusiastic about undergraduate education with classroom and/or laboratory teaching experience, and are highly motivated researchers capable of leading a project and training undergraduates in designing and performing experiments, collecting and interpreting data, troubleshooting and solving problems in the lab, preparing publications, and presenting results at conferences. Candidates receiving strongest consideration will demonstrate enthusiasm for undergraduate education and the capability of working with a multidisciplinary team of faculty and undergraduates to further its research goals.

This position is expected to last 12 months with a one-year renewal option.Ph.D. in cell/molecular biology or a related field by August 1, 2017 is required.

Learn more about this vacancy, and apply online at Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.

UNC Asheville is committed to equality and diversity of experiences for our students, applicants and employees. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply regardless of socio-economic status, gender expression, gender and sexual identity, culture, and ideological beliefs. UNC Asheville is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will not discriminate against applicants and employees on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other legally protected status with respect to all terms, conditions, and privileges of university-sponsored activities, employment, and the use of university facilities.


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