Assistant Professor of Biology, Tenure Track
The Department of Biology at Ouachita Baptist University invites applications for an entry-level, tenure-track position beginning Fall 2021. Ph.D. in any biological field required. Ideal candidates should demonstrate a background in biomedical sciences, though any innovative candidate with a strong interest in teaching undergraduates using course-embedded research experiences will be considered. Furthermore, the ideal candidate is expected to embrace inclusive pedagogy techniques intended to attract and retain a diverse student population. The candidate’s primary teaching load will consist of Anatomy and Physiology, Histology, and a non-majors science course. A successful candidate will show aptitude and inclination for engaging undergraduates in research, both through individual mentored research as well as course-embedded undergraduate research experiences (CUREs). Start-up funds may be available, contingent on grant funding. Ouachita Baptist University is located in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, and is a private liberal arts institution dedicated to undergraduate instruction. The job entails a collegial commitment to professional, university, and community service as well as advising students and supporting the institution’s Christian mission; see the University’s vision, mission, and values statements. Review of applications will begin January 19, 2021. Candidates from under-represented minorities are encouraged to apply. Ouachita Baptist University embraces Equal Opportunity and seeks to develop a diverse faculty for the benefit of our students. Interested individuals should submit a letter of application describing how your expertise will enhance our department, a statement of research interests including how your interests will be incorporated into an undergraduate research program, a statement of teaching philosophy highlighting inclusive pedagogy and evidence of teaching effectiveness, a curriculum vitae including a list of three references, and graduate transcripts at: https://obu.edu/biology/hiring.php For more information, contact Dr. Jim Taylor, Chair, Biology Faculty Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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