Assistant Professor of Microbiology, Tenure Track, Starting September 1, 2020
Stockton University is ranked among the top public universities in the Northeast with more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as continuing education opportunities. The University, one hour from Philadelphia and two hours from New York City, offers unique living and learning environments throughout southern New Jersey, including the 1,600 acre Galloway campus in the Pinelands National Reserve and Stockton University Atlantic City, located on the Boardwalk, just steps from the beach. Additional locations include Hammonton, Manahawkin and Woodbine. As a public university, Stockton provides an environment for excellence to a diverse student body, including those from underrepresented populations, through an interdisciplinary approach to liberal arts, sciences and professional education. Founded in 1969, Stockton held its first classes in 1971 and is planning its 50th anniversary. The University’s commitment to cultural diversity and its welcoming and vibrant community makes Stockton a great place to learn and work! Learn more about the many reasons to choose Stockton at www.Stockton.edu
The Stockton University Biology Program seeks to fill a tenure track position, at the rank of Assistant Professor, in the area of Microbiology for September 2020. Teaching responsibilities will include a microbiology course for nursing and health science majors (lecture and laboratory), contributing to teaching introductory biology and/or genetics (lectures and/or laboratory), teaching in the University’s interdisciplinary general studies curriculum, and offering an upper level course in the candidate’s area of expertise. The successful candidate must demonstrate a dedication to excellent teaching, and a commitment to research appropriate for a primarily undergraduate institution. Stockton is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and student body.
- Teaching load is typically 24 teaching credits hours per academic year with lectures carrying 4 credit hours and laboratories 2 credit hours.
- Excellence in teaching and scholarship are expected.
- Develop a research program involving undergraduate students with the potential to lead to external funding.
- Serve as an advisor to undergraduate students.
- Participate in service to the university, community, and discipline.
- The ability to support Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission.
- PhD is required for appointment as an Assistant Professor.
- Teaching and/or post-graduate experience is desirable.
Salary commensurate with experience and is accompanied by an extremely competitive University benefits package.
Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
To apply please visit: https://stockton.hiretouch.com. Only electronic documents will be accepted. Please complete the on-line application in addition to providing the following required documents. All required documents must be submitted in order for your application to move forward. You may upload documents using Microsoft Word or PDF
- A letter of interest describing qualifications and accomplishments
- A curriculum vitae
- Short (1-page) teaching philosophy statement
- Short description of Scholarship plans and research capabilities
- A list of three professional references (included in the application): Name, Organization, Email address and Telephone
- All offers of employment are contingent upon a favorable background check.
- Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact: Sharon Hunt, Recruitment Manager at 609-652-4384.
- In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain positions (faculty exempt) are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.
- Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crimes Statistics Act (Clery Act), prospective employees may access Stockton’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (ASFSR) available at https://www.stockton.edu/police/documents/crime-stats/2018AnnualReport.pdf. The ASFSR contains the previous three years of reported Clery Act crime statistics, fire safety information and information regarding campus and personal safety. If you would like a paper copy of the report, please visit the Stockton University Police Department, building 71, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway Township, NJ, or call 609-652-4390, to request that a copy be mailed to you.
- Stockton University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants, visit; http://www.stockton.edu/affirmative_action. Additionally, pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Stockton University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.