Assistant Professor of Biology (Genetics)

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Assistant Professor of Biology (Genetics)

Department of Biology

Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

The Department of Biology at Hofstra University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, assistant professor position in Eukaryotic Genetics. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D., post-doctoral experience in a relevant discipline, and have a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate education and experience in teaching, with the ability to teach lecture and lab courses in introductory biology, genetics and upper-level courses that complement current course offerings. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses at a variety of levels, i.e. undergraduate majors and non-majors, and master's students.  In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain an externally funded research program that complements the needs of our department and is accessible to both undergraduate and master's research students. This position is subject to financial availability. Applications will be given full consideration if received by April 15. Interested individuals should submit (1) a curriculum vitae (indicating specific teaching experience), (2) a statement of research interests, (3) a statement of teaching experience, interests, and philosophy, and (4) letters from three references emailed in PDF format to  [email protected] (subject heading: Genetics Faculty Search). The Department of Biology is a medium-sized, diverse, and growing department; additional information about the department, faculty, facilities, etc. is posted on the web at: http://hofstra.edu/biology.   

Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.

 

 

 

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Job No: 896889
Posted: 3/4/2019
Application Due: 5/3/2019
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