Assistant Professor of Biology (Vertebrate Physiology) - Tenure Track

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Assistant Professor of Biology (Vertebrate Physiology)

We seek a specialist in vertebrate physiology with expertise in cellular and molecular techniques or bioinformatics. The primary teaching responsibility will be vertebrate physiology, with other teaching opportunities including core curriculum (non-majors) and lower level biology courses for majors as well as upper level undergraduate and graduate courses in the candidate’s areas of expertise. Teaching responsibilities will include 12 contact hours/semester.

The candidate will be expected to develop an independent research program, to include undergraduate and graduate students in the research, especially students interested in biomedical careers. Faculty are expected to mentor students in presentation and publication. Travel for professional development purposes is expected.

We seek a highly trained individual who is committed to liberal arts education, can demonstrate excellence in teaching and research, possesses the ability and commitment to work with a culturally diverse student, faculty and staff population, and who is willing to collaborate with other faculty in research, curriculum development and other areas of faculty responsibility.

This tenure track position will begin in August 2018.

• Ph.D. (ABD with Ph.D. completed by August 1st, 2018 will be considered) in Biological Sciences or related field.
• Research experience (demonstrated by publication record).
• Undergraduate teaching experience.
• Must meet SACSCOC accreditation requirements stated in C.S. 3.7.1 ( (faculty credentials))

• We are particularly interested in candidates who can teach vertebrate physiology at the cellular and molecular level as well other upper division courses in their area of specialization.
• Molecular and cell biological approaches in research are desirable.
• Ability to teach bioinformatics and use in research is a plus.
• At least one year of experience teaching college-level courses.
• The department is especially interested in candidates who can work collegially and effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds and whose experience, research, teaching, and service can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.


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Job No: Assistant Professor of Biology (Vertebrate Physiol
Posted: 1/25/2018
Application Due: 3/26/2018
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