Assistant Professor of Biology Location:
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Job Summary The Tenure-Track Biology Faculty is responsible for teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses in biology, conducting research in their field of expertise, and providing service to the department, university, and community. This position also involves working towards achieving tenure through the demonstration of excellence in teaching, research, and service.Responsibilities
Teach courses in biology, including laboratory courses, at the undergraduate and graduate level
Develop and maintain curriculum for biology courses
Advise and mentor students in pursuing excellence
Conduct research in a specific area of biology and publish findings in peer-reviewed journals
Participate in departmental, university, and professional service activities
Participate in departmental and university committees as needed
Attend departmental and university meetings as required
Stay current with developments in the field of biology through professional development and continued learning
Prepare and submit tenure and promotion materials as required by the department and university
Required Qualifications Education
Ph.D. in Biology or a related field (Specialization in Environmental Science, Biomedical, Genetics, and Microbiology backgrounds are highly desired)Experience
Strong teaching experience at the college level
Strong research background and a proven track record of publications in peer-reviewed journals
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to work effectively in a team environment
A strong commitment to the pursuit of tenure
The candidate must demonstrate the ability to communicate with different age groups along with students of various cultural and ethnic backgrounds. In addition, communication should be central to teaching strategies, advisement and academic preparation.
Salary range from $45,000 to $55,000
Required Documents to Attach
Cover letter summarizing the candidate’s teaching and research experiences
Names and contact information of three references
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