Faculty Positions in the Department of Biological Sciences

Location
Newark, DE
Posted
Apr 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Delaware

University of Delaware: College of Arts & Sciences: Biological Sciences
Location: Newark, DE

The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Delaware (www.bio.udel.edu) invites applications for two full-time continuing track (CT) assistant professors who desire to teach biological sciences with an emphasis on introductory biology. We seek individuals to work in a team-based, collaborative environment focused on an interdisciplinary introductory biology and general chemistry curricula. The ideal candidate should be interested and experienced in active learning and inquiry-based laboratory instruction. Experience with curriculum development, assessment and evidence-based application of learning theory, as well as an interest in utilizing classroom technologies are strongly desirable. Other responsibilities will include student advising and service responsibilities. CT faculty also have opportunities to participate in undergraduate research initiatives.

The University of Delaware has been a national leader in student-centered pedagogy and has invested in outstanding teaching facilities (www.isll.udel.edu). The Department of Biological Sciences is proud of providing a strong and supportive setting for teaching in the context of a vibrant and collaborative research community. CT faculty are eligible for promotion and sabbaticals and receive full and generous benefits as part of their compensation package.

Applicants should visit www.udel.edu/udjobs to apply and read the “Applicant Instructions” under the “Resources for Applicants” tab before submitting their application. Applicants are asked to create and upload a single PDF document that includes: a) a letter of interest; b) a curriculum vitae; c) a statement of teaching interests and philosophy; and d) the names and contact information for three professional references. Any questions can be directed to Tina Fontana (tfontana@udel.edu ) or to Dr. Gary Laverty (laverty@udel.edu), Chair of the Faculty Search Committee, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716. Review of applications will begin upon receipt and continue until October 7, 2016 for full consideration. Positions will remain open until filled.




Qualifications

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in biology, biology education or a related field at the time of application as well as previous teaching experience.



Application Instructions

Applicants are asked to create and upload a) a letter of interest; b) a curriculum vitae; c) a statement of teaching interests and philosophy; and d) the names and contact information for three professional references. Any questions can be directed to Tina Fontana (tfontana@udel.edu ) or to Dr. Gary Laverty (laverty@udel.edu), Chair of the Faculty Search Committee, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716. Review of applications will begin upon receipt and continue until October 7, 2016 for full consideration. Positions will remain open until filled.



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