Teaching Assistant Professor

Position Number: 00103832

Primary Function of Organization Unit: The Biotechnology (BIT) Program is an interdisciplinary unit that exists within the Provost's Office (www.ncsu.edu/biotechnology). The BIT Program offers a series of laboratory-based courses in various aspects of molecular biotechnology and modern life sciences to undergraduate and graduate students campus-wide. New courses (modules) are developed on a continuing basis in response to campus needs for skills in emerging research areas.

Essential Job Duties: The Teaching Assistant Professor will develop and teach molecular biology laboratory-based courses to graduate and undergraduate students coming primarily from the Colleges of Science, Agriculture and Life Sciences, Engineering, Veterinary Medicine, and Natural Resources. Responsibilities will include: advising undergraduate students involved in Biotechnology (BIT) minor and graduate students involved in the Biotechnology (BIT) Graduate Certificate; mentoring undergraduate research students; participating in efforts to obtain external grant support for educational initiatives of relevance to the BIT Program; and publishing work in scholarly journals related to educational and/or research activities. The position will be affiliated with the Biotechnology (BIT) Program, with departmental and college affiliation to be determined according to the discipline, interests, and expertise of the successful applicant.

Minimum Education/Experience: Ph.D. in life science-related discipline and strong laboratory skills in current areas in microbial and/or cellular biology.

Department Required Skills: Excellent communication skills (oral and written).

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: Prior experience in highly interdisciplinary research environments. Postdoctoral experience strongly preferred.

Necessary Licenses and Certifications: N/A

AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at "www.wes.org":http//wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

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