As a premier institution in agriculture and technology, SUNY
Cobleskill calls all learners to grow, to sustain, and to renew the
world and its citizens. The College acts as a reflection of, and a
catalyst for, advancement in our fields. With an emphasis on
applied learning and experiential education, SUNY Cobleskill
prepares students for successful careers, advanced studies, and
Founded in 1911, SUNY Cobleskill enrolls approximately 2000
students in 55 diverse majors. The campus sets the standard for
applied education that extends theory into practice. SUNY
Cobleskill is a community characterized by empathy, inclusivity,
respect, personal growth, integrity, and a collaborative spirit
fostering well-being and sustainable practices. We recognize and
celebrate student, faculty and staff achievements. We take pride in
our campus and encourage collaboration with our surrounding
Our modern, 902-acre campus features outstanding educational
facilities, including an equestrian center, 200-cow dairy facility,
cold and warm water fish hatcheries, specialized classrooms and
scientific laboratories, two state-of-the-art culinary arts
teaching kitchens, child development and childcare centers, and an
art gallery and graphic design center.
Drawing on a rich academic tradition that spans more than 100
years, our purpose remains constant; to educate future
entrepreneurs, scientists, thought leaders, artists, educators, and
practitioners to contribute to the sustainability of a healthy and
prosperous societal existence in concert with a robust
The Department of Natural Sciences at SUNY Cobleskill is a
vibrant, collegial group of over 25 health, and science
professionals. The department currently offers five programs of
study including a renowned Bachelor of Science program in
Temporary nontenure-track (ten-month) appointment as a Visiting
Assistant Professor of Biology in the Department of Natural
Sciences and Mathematics. The position begins August
Main teaching responsibilities will include Cell Biology (BIOL
375) lectures and lab leader for associated laboratories for
science majors. The lab lead expectations include creation of
the lab syllabi, and creation of student assessment
materials. This person will also cover a freshman science
major lab section in the fall along with the freshman lecture in
the spring (BIOL 111). The successful candidate's background
and expertise will contain Cell Biology. Additional
background knowledge will determine placement in the spring
schedule. The successful candidate may be able to develop
courses specific to Cell Biology that meet the mission of the
college and curriculum. SUNY Cobleskill emphasizes excellence
and creativity in undergraduate teaching.
- An earned M.S. in Biology, Cell biology or a closely related
field is required.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Experience working as a team member, sharing workload equally
- Some experience teaching in the sciences
In addition to the aforementioned minimum qualifications, it is
preferred the candidate also have:
- An earned Ph.D. in Biology, Cell biology or a closely related
field is preferred.
- Demonstrated evidence of teaching excellence; experience with
- Experience with course and program assessment and / or program
- Knowledge in Bioinformatics, Molecular Biology, or freshman
- Evidence of excellence in educating and mentoring a diverse
group of learners
- The ability to prepare and implement laboratory exercises.
- Salary is commensurate with experience.
- This is a temporary, 10-month position.
- This position offers full New York State benefits which are
some of the most comprehensive in the country.
- SUNY Cobleskill is committed to providing a safe and productive
learning and living community for our students and employees. To
achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all
final candidates being considered for employment. Any offer of
employment is contingent on the successful completion of the
- This position may be designated 55 b/c and is subject to
verification of applicant eligibility.
SUNY Cobleskill is committed to fostering a diverse community of
outstanding faculty, staff, and students, and ensuring equal
educational and employment opportunity and access to services,
programs and activities without regard to an individual's race,
color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex,
gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy,
predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic
violence victim status, criminal conviction, or any other legally
protected status. Individuals with disabilities requiring
accommodation during the hiring process should contact the Human
Resources Office at (518) 255-5514.
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by
the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form,
that an applicant for employment provide his or her current
compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as
the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with
compensation. If such information has been requested from you
before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee
Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUNY Cobleskill's Tile IX Coordinator is Amanda Clark, who can
be contacted via phone at 518-255-5445, email at
email@example.com, or mailing address of SUNY
Cobleskill, Knapp Hall Room 123, Cobleskill, NY 12043.
The application review process will begin immediately and will
continue until a suitable candidate is found.
A complete application consists of the following:
1. Letter of application, addressing qualifications, position
responsibilities, and college values
2. Current CV or Resume
3. Names, emails and phone numbers of at least three professional
references, preferably former supervisors
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