Assistant Professor of Biology

Alfred, Allegany County
Dec 30, 2013
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

Company Description:

Nestled in a beautiful valley in the western Southern Tier of New York State, Alfred State College has a long tradition of attracting the finest faculty and staff and offers outstanding educational opportunities in more than 70 programs. Project-based learning is a cornerstone of our Alfred State culture. When students work on real-world problems, they learn how to think, not what to think.

Job Description:

Teaching assignment will include instruction in related biological and forensic science courses and laboratories at the associate and baccalaureate level.  Additional duties within the Physical and Life Sciences Department will include student recruitment, student advisement, curriculum/course development and college/department service. Applied undergraduate level research and grant writing opportunities are also available and encouraged.


PhD in Forensic Science, Biology, Biochemistry or closely related field required. Preference will be given to individuals with professional experience in a forensic laboratory setting who can demonstrate evidence of a commitment to excellence in teaching.  Familiarity with FEPAC accreditation guidelines is desired.  A diverse background, including practical experience in the various disciplines of biology (serology and DNA analysis) is highly preferable.

Additional Information:

Pursuant to University policy, Alfred State College is committed to ensuring equal employment, education opportunity, and equal access to services, programs, and activities without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, gender characteristics, marital status, veteran status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or ex-offender status. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the University community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law or treated adversely based upon a protected characteristic.

All applicants are subject to drug and criminal background checks.

Applicants interested in positions may access the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for the College at Crime statistics are reported in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. Applicants may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the SUNY Alfred State College University Police Department at 607-587-3999.

Application Instructions:

Please include letter of interest, CVC, unofficial copy of transcripts and 3 references