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Functional Morphology Assistant Professor

Employer
The University of Alabama
Location
Tuscaloosa, AL

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Science & Technology, Chemistry & Biochemistry
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Details

Requisition Number::

0813237

Number of Open Positions::

1

Position Title::

Assistant Professor

Other Title Information::

Functional Morphology Assistant Professor

Organization::

204411 - BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Position Summary::

The Department of Biological Sciences at The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, invites applications for a full-time (9 month), tenure-track Assistant Professor in Vertebrate Functional Morphology starting August 2022. The successful candidate will use modern analytical techniques to address fundamental questions in their area of expertise, establish an extramurally funded research program, demonstrate a commitment to teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and participate in departmental, college, and university service. This individual should be highly motivated with the ability to interact and collaborate with other faculty in Biological Sciences, The University of Alabama Museum of Natural History, and from other departments and/or colleges. Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in biology or a related discipline, post-doctoral or equivalent experience, and a strong record of publishing in peer-reviewed journals.

Ad Text::

The Department of Biological Sciences at The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, invites applications for a full-time (9 month), tenure-track Assistant Professor in Vertebrate Functional Morphology starting August 2022. The successful candidate will use modern analytical techniques to address fundamental questions in their area of expertise, establish an extramurally funded research program, demonstrate a commitment to teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and participate in departmental, college, and university service. This individual should be highly motivated with the ability to interact and collaborate with other faculty in Biological Sciences, The University of Alabama Museum of Natural History, and from other departments and/or colleges. Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in biology or a related discipline, post-doctoral or equivalent experience, and a strong record of publishing in peer-reviewed journals. Questions about the position should be addressed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Phillip Harris ([email protected]). To apply, go to https://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/49388, complete the online application, and upload: (1) a cover letter; (2) CV; (3) statement describing past research achievements and future goals; (4) statement of teaching interests and philosophy; and (5) a list of three to five references with contact information. The search committee will request letters of reference as needed. Consideration of applications will begin December 1, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. There will be a preliminary Zoom conversation with selected applicants, after which top candidates will be informed whether their formal interviews will proceed virtually or in-person, depending on the present state of the coronavirus pandemic. Prior to hiring, the final candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment background investigation. Additional information about the Department of Biological Sciences and this position can be found on our website at http://bsc.ua.edu. We seek applications from candidates who would bring a diversity of backgrounds and experiences to the department. Women and members of traditionally underrepresented groups in the biological sciences are especially encouraged to apply. The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

UA EEO Statement:

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more.
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Search Initiation Date::

10/01/2021

Expected Starting Date::

08/16/2022

Special Instructions to Applicants::

Questions about the position should be addressed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Phillip Harris ([email protected]). To apply, go to https://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/49388, complete the online application, and upload: (1) a cover letter; (2) CV; (3) statement describing past research achievements and future goals; (4) statement of teaching interests and philosophy; and (5) a list of three to five references with contact information. The search committee will request letters of reference as needed. Consideration of applications will begin December 1, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. There will be a preliminary Zoom conversation with selected applicants, after which top candidates will be informed whether their formal interviews will proceed virtually or in-person, depending on the present state of the coronavirus pandemic. Prior to hiring, the final candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment background investigation. Additional information about the Department of Biological Sciences and this position can be found on our website at http://bsc.ua.edu. We seek applications from candidates who would bring a diversity of backgrounds and experiences to the department. Women and members of traditionally underrepresented groups in the biological sciences are especially encouraged to apply. The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

College/School/Division::

Arts and Sciences

Post To Ihe:

Yes

Organization

The University of Alabama embodies an academic community that demands excellence in teaching, research and service and provides an inclusive, nurturing environment for the discovery of knowledge and the development of well-rounded leaders. Founded in 1831 as Alabama's first public college and known as the Capstone of Higher Education, UA provides a premier undergraduate and graduate education built upon global engagement, high-quality scholarship, outstanding teaching, and diversity and inclusivity throughout the community.

Our Mission

The University of Alabama will advance the intellectual and social condition of the people of the state, the nation and the world through the creation, translation and dissemination of knowledge with an emphasis on quality programs in the areas of teaching, research and service.

Our Vision

The University of Alabama will be known as the university of choice for the best and brightest students in Alabama, and all students who seek exceptional educational opportunities. The University of Alabama will be a student-centered research university and an academic community united in its commitment to enhance the quality of life for all Alabamians and the citizens of the nation and the world.

Our Core Values

The University of Alabama is committed to:

  • Undergraduate education that produces socially-conscious, ethical and well-rounded leaders who are grounded in their subject matter and capable of controlling their own destinies.
  • Graduate education that is deeply vested in subject matter knowledge, professional content, research skills and creative activity.
  • Public outreach and service that is held in the highest regard and fosters impactful public engagement to enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Alabama, the nation and the world.
  • Campus life that embodies collaboration, collegiality, respect and a culture of inclusivity.

Our Strategic Goals

  • Provide a premier undergraduate and graduate education that offers a global perspective and is characterized by outstanding teaching, high-quality scholarship and distinctive curricular and co-curricular programs. Increase the University’s productivity and innovation in research, scholarship and creative activities that impact economic and societal development.
  • Enrich our learning and work environment by providing an accepting, inclusive community that attracts and supports a diverse faculty, staff and student body.
  • Provide opportunities and resources that facilitate work-life balance and enhance the recruitment and retention of outstanding faculty and staff.
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