Biology - ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
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Vacancy ID F2073 Job Title ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Department Biology School/Parent Organization School of Humanities and Sciences Division Provost and Educational Affairs Division Employment Category Fulltime-Regular Academic Year 2018-2019 Academic Semester Anticipated start date 08/16/2018 If temporary, expected end date Faculty Status Tenure Eligible, Notice (TE) Position/Job Summary
The Biology Department at Ithaca College, located in Ithaca, NY, is seeking a Molecular Ecologist for a tenure-eligible appointment at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 16, 2018.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in an appropriate field and their research expertise should complement existing areas in the department. We seek candidates who have relevant experience and/or a record of professional engagement with groups and communities underrepresented in the academy. Successful candidates should possess specific competencies with, and demonstrated expertise, in multicultural settings.
Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.
Instructions for submitting your application:
Interested applicants must apply online at http://ithaca.edu/jobs/ and attach a cover letter that specifically addresses their experiences with underrepresented groups, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement of research plans. Under separate cover, three letters of recommendation should be forwarded to: Jean Hardwick, Chair of Search Committee, Biology Department, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY 14850. Questions about online application should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000. Screening of applications will begin immediately. To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by November 15, 2017.
Work authorization (select one): Visa sponsorship will be considered for this position Department description
The School of Humanities and Sciences and Biology Department have explicitly endorsed efforts to increase the diversity of its ranks, and accordingly, candidates from groups currently underrepresented in the School are encouraged to apply.
At Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 6,500 students, we strive to be at the forefront of the higher education landscape. We offer a distinct integrative learning experience that makes students ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age.
We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history. We encourage creative collaboration and innovation in our faculty and staff, providing support and resources for them to grow in their fields and lead students to their own innovative ideas and achievements.
We welcome different ways of thinking and look for candidates with unique points of view and life experiences. We are inclusive of individuals with a wide range of cultural, personal, and professional backgrounds, talents, and skills. Our campus is a vibrant and rewarding community where diverse minds can learn, succeed, and excel.
When reviewing candidates, we are looking for indicators of a number of core competencies. Prospective candidates must be adaptable, collaborative, inclusive, respectful, responsive, results driven, and sustainable. They must communicate effectively, demonstrate leadership, exhibit professional integrity and ethics, take initiative, value personal and professional development, and show that they will engage in the college.
Nestled in the heart of New York State's scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger's as one of the top 10 places to live in the United States.
To learn more about Ithaca College, visit us at http://ithaca.edu
FLSA Status Exempt Is this position eligible for benefits? Yes Is this position covered by the SEIU?
Documents Needed to Apply
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- Statement of Teaching Philosophy
- Statement of Research Interests
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).