Assistant Professor of Biology (Tenure track)

Job description

The Department of Life Sciences at Dalton State College is seeking applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Biology. Thanks to outstanding community support, Life Sciences has state-of-the-art facilities and equipment for teaching undergraduates and conducting student-faculty research. The facilities include a cadaver lab, turtle assurance colony, and specialized instrumentation for biochemical and genetic analysis. Faculty have the use of undergraduate research laboratories, diverse habitats close to campus, an observatory, and two large greenhouses.

This position includes a responsibility for teaching 27-28 credit hours per academic year, directing undergraduate research and service-learning, advising and mentoring students, keeping office hours, developing curriculum, assessment of student learning, providing service to the campus and community, and undertaking professional development. Teaching assignments may include day, evening, off-campus, or online courses.

A doctorate or master’s degree in biology or a closely related field is required. Preference may be given to candidates who can contribute to the departments turtle assurance colony or pre-health professions program.

A complete application must include (1) a letter of interest, (2) a statement of teaching philosophy, (3) a curriculum vita, (4) three current letters of reference, and (5) transcripts of all college work. Official transcripts are required upon hire. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by March 23, 2019. Materials should be emailed to Mr. Daniel Danahy, [email protected].

Equal Opportunity / Non-Discrimination Statement

Please be advised that University System of Georgia policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment.  Employment opportunities, admissions policies, activities, services, and facilities of the College do not exclude any person on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, or disability. AA/EEO

Dalton State College (DSC) is a Hispanic Serving Institution located about 90 miles from Atlanta and 30 miles from Chattanooga, TN.






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Posted: 2/26/2019
Application Due: 7/26/2019
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