The Biology Department at Saint Joseph's University seeks a prokaryotic biologist for a tenure-track assistant professor position available in August 2013. An earned doctorate in an appropriate area of specialty is expected by the start of the fall 2013 school year.
The normal teaching load for Biology faculty members is nine contact hours, to include participation in a team-taught freshman cell biology sequence, an upper-level course in area of expertise, and possible involvement in general education science courses. The area of research specialty is open. A productive independent research agenda that can include participation of undergraduate and master's level students is essential.
Start-up funds and a range of facilities are available in a well-equipped department occupying recently renovated spaces. Further information about the department is at http://www.sju.edu/int/academics/cas/biology/index.html .
Applications must be submitted on-line at https://jobs.sju.edu/;  click on Employment and follow the instructions. Applications are to include 1) a complete C.V., 2) cover letter 3) statement of research interest and major equipment needs and 4) a statement describing your teaching philosophy. In addition, three letters of reference and copies of transcripts should be sent to Dr. Karen Snetselaar, Chair, Biology Department, Saint Joseph's University, 5600 City Ave, Philadelphia PA 19131 (firstname.lastname@example.org ). Initial review of applications and required documents will begin on December 30, 2012; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Saint Joseph's University is a private, Catholic, and Jesuit institution and expects members of its community to be knowledgeable about its mission and make positive contributions to that mission. Saint Joseph’s University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that seeks to recruit, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce. AA/EOE M/F/V/D