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Biology Faculty Member

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Biology Faculty Member

Department of Arts & Sciences


University of Charleston


The University of Charleston seeks candidates for a 9-month full-time position in biology.  The University of Charleston, located in the capital city of Charleston, West Virginia, is known for its outcomes-based curriculum.  The Department of Natural Sciences offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Biology and Chemistry.  

The successful candidate must be doctorally prepared in the biological sciences or related professional field.  Candidates who are ABD with a commitment to complete the doctoral degree will be considered.  The successful candidate will have a broad background in biology that includes proficiency in research methods and statistics. The successful applicant will be committed to serving a health science (nursing, radiologic science, movement science, and health promotion) and pre-professional student population (pre-pharmacy, pre-physician assistant, pre-medicine).

Responsibilities of the position:

  • Teach introductory health science anatomy and physiology courses and associated labs online and in seat as needed
  • Coordinate online course content of introductory health science anatomy and physiology courses and associated labs
  • Teach general biology labs as needed
  • Teach upper-level biology courses as appropriate
  • Guide senior research projects
  • Academic advising
  • Participate in faculty governance
  • Help in the recruiting of students
  • Participate in assessment of program outcomes
  • Maintain a robust scholarly agenda

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The position will start in the Fall semester 2018. Faculty rank commensurate with experience.

Please send a current curriculum vitae, three letters of reference and a statement of teaching philosophy to:

University of Charleston

Dr. Barbara D. Wright, Dean, School of Arts and Sciences

2300 MacCorkle Ave. SE

Charleston, WV 25304

[email protected]

The University of Charleston is an Equal Opportunity Employer




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Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 4/29/2018
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