Affiliate Assistant Professor of Biology

Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Apr 08, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

JOB DESCRIPTION

 The University of Dallas Constantin College of Liberal Arts invites applications for a Visiting Professor position starting August 2021. This person will teach courses in Cell Structure Function, Biological Chemistry, a plant physiology unit in a team-taught General Biology course, and upper-level courses on topics that align with the candidate’s interests. A Ph.D. and/or medical degree is required. The area of specialization is open, but preference will be given to applicants with a background in plant physiology, ecology, and/or use a plant based experimental model system. Other arears of interest include, but are not limited to microbiology, anatomy, and physiology.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare and deliver instruction, which may include lectures and class discussion, to undergraduate students.
  • Develop and instruct laboratory courses for undergraduates.
  • Evaluate and grade students’ assignments and papers.
  • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required information.
  • Plan, evaluate, and revise course content, course materials, and methods of instruction.
  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.
  • Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature and participating in professional or industry associations.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Earned Ph.D. or medical degree. 
  • Excellent presentation skills and a clear focus on the discipline. 
  • Knowledge and practice of a variety of instructional methods that ensure successful student learning. 
  • Demonstrated potential for strong teaching and quality research. 
  • Ability to function effectively in the department and within the University. 
  • Evidence of demonstrated commitment to quality undergraduate teaching and research. 

 

APPLICATION

Applications for the position should be made online at https://hr.udallas.edu/apply/. Applicants should submit a cover letter, teaching statement, research statement, a complete curriculum vitae, names and contact information for three persons willing to provide letters of recommendation, and unofficial transcripts showing titles of graduate courses taken and highest degree earned. If the transcript does not indicate full course titles, these should be supplied separately. Review of applications will begin on May 1, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.

 

 

WHO WE ARE 

The University of Dallas is a Catholic university that seeks to educate the whole person, encouraging its students to pursue wisdom, truth and virtue as the proper and primary ends of education (http://www.udallas.edu/about/mission.php). All faculty members are expected to understand and support the mission.

 

 

BENEFITS

UD provides competitive pay and benefits, including eligibility to participate in medical, dental, life and disability insurance; employee events; a health and wellness program; a free fitness center; competitive leave programs; free tuition for employees and their families; and matching retirement plan contributions.

 

 

 

The University of Dallas seeks to recruit, develop, and retain faculty, staff and administration of the highest caliber.

 

The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and encourages applications from female and minority candidates and others who will enhance our community and advance our Mission.