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Job Title ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF BIOLOGY Department Biology School/Parent Organization School of Humanities and Sciences Division Provost and Educational Affairs Division Employment Category Fulltime-Regular Academic Year 2019-2020 Academic Semester Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 Anticipated start date 08/16/2019 If temporary, expected end date Faculty Status Non-Tenure Eligible, Notice (NTEN) Position/Job Summary
The Biology Department at Ithaca College (located in Ithaca, NY) seeks applicants with expertise in comparative anatomy for a full-time, non-tenure-eligible appointment at the Assistant Professor level. The position will begin on August 16, 2019. This is a three-year, renewable contract. The primary responsibility is to coordinate and teach Primary Human Anatomy, a large course and associated labs for allied health students. The faculty member in this position will also teach courses for biology majors and non-majors in accordance with the faculty member's expertise and the needs of the department. Teaching responsibilities are anticipated to total 12 contact hours in each of fall and spring semesters
Position/Job Qualifications
A PhD in Comparative Anatomy or a related field, plus significant college-level teaching experience is desirable. A master's degree or ABD with substantial college-level teaching experience will be considered. Successful candidates will demonstrate excellent communication, teaching, and organization skills. A track record of effective teaching in large lecture courses and courses for non-biology majors is a plus. Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to teach in ways that value the varied learning needs and interests of a culturally diverse student population, and in ways that reflect a commitment to encouraging the success of all students. We also seek candidates who have relevant experience and/or a record of professional engagement with groups and communities historically underrepresented in higher education. We especially encourage candidates who are members of underrepresented groups to apply.
EEO Statement
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 and attach a curriculum vitae, cover letter and statement of teaching philosophy. 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, application materials should be submitted by October 15, 2018.
Work authorization (select one): Visa sponsorship will be considered for this position Department description College description
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
FLSA Status Exempt Is this position eligible for benefits? Yes Is this position covered by the SEIU? No Vacancy ID F2120

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  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
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      Posted: 11/10/2018
      Application Due: 12/15/2018
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