Assistant Professor Biology - Physical and Life Sciences
Department:: Physical and Life Sciences
Locations:: Alfred, NY
Posted:: Nov 8, 2018
Closes:: Open Until Filled
About Alfred State College:
Nestled in a beautiful valley in the Southern Tier of New York, Alfred State has a long tradition of drawing the best faculty and staff from every field. This College of Technology offers outstanding opportunities in more than 70 majors, where project-based learning, sustainability, and civic engagement are cornerstones of the curricula. When students work on real-world problems, they learn how to think, not what to think, and they learn how to be involved in their community. That is why Alfred State graduates have a 99 percent employment and transfer rate.
Our faculty is dedicated to teaching and the academic success of our students. Alfred State seeks educators who are student-centered and engage in the life of the College. Our tenure process emphasizes teaching and university service with a more flexible approach to scholarship and professional growth.
Teaching assignments will focus on instruction in general biology courses and laboratories for the majors at the associate and baccalaureate levels. Teaching assignment may also include upper-level courses in an area of expertise such as molecular and cellular biology, microbiology, genomics, ecology and biotechniques, as well as guiding students in professional internships and student research projects. Additional duties within the Department of Physical and Life Sciences will include student advisement, student recruitment, curriculum/course development, and college/department service.
PhD in Biological Sciences or related field required. Teaching experience is required. A diverse background, including practical experience in the disciplines of cellular and molecular biology is highly preferable.
Pursuant to University policy, Alfred State College is committed to ensuring equal employment, education opportunity, and equal access to services, programs, and activities without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, gender characteristics, marital status, veteran status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or ex-offender status. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the University community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law or treated adversely based upon a protected characteristic.
All applicants are subject to a criminal, employment, and educational background check.
Applicants interested in positions may access the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for the College at http://www.alfredstate.edu/university-police/annual-security-and-fire-safety-report. Crime statistics are reported in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. Applicants may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the SUNY Alfred State College University Police Department at 607-587-3999.
All applicants must upload a cover letter and resume.