Claflin University seeks a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Biology Specific responsibilities include daily instruction of courses in the undergraduate and graduate biology/biotechnology program curricula (as assigned each semester) in accordance with the course syllabi, administration of exams, monitoring of student attendance, submission of final grades and other duties associated with course instruction. The position of Plant Scientist/Envirnomental Scientist is critical to the operations of the Department of Biology. The successful candidate will teach lectures and labs and advise students in the Department of Biology, both undergraduate and graduate in the area of Biotechnology. In addition to instructional responsibilities, this position requires ongoing compliance with the criteria for faculty performance in research and grantsmanship, faculty development, service to the University and community, committee participation and other duties as assigned. Successful candidate should have a vision to enhance the strong undergraduate program and actively participate in research and teaching in its growing graduate program in biotechnology with a focus on climate change.
This position requires a Ph.D. in the biological sciences, forensic science, biotechnology, biomedical sciences, molecular biology, environmental science, or related field. Rank is dependent upon the level of experience; candidate must be appropriate for appointment to the rank of assistant/associate professor. The successful candidate will be an educator who approaches both teaching and research with enthusiasm, is motivated to work with students at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and strives to develop students as scholars. Candidates must have an earned doctorate in the biological sciences or related field and have an established record of teaching, research, grantsmanship and service appropriate for appointment to the rank of Assistant/Associate professor.
Application Procedure: Candidates may apply online at www.claflin.edu and must submit a letter of application; full curriculum vitae; a brief statement of teaching philosophy; and the names, addresses and phone numbers of at least three references. Please send to:
Dr. Gloria S. McCutcheon, Chair
Department of Biology
400 Magnolia Street
Orangeburg, SC 29115