Biology Assistant Professor | Tenure Track Fall 2023 | I01986

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 13, 2022

Posting Details

Position Details

Posting Number

Classification Title
Biology Assistant Professor | Tenure Track Fall 2023 | I01986

Working Title
Biology Assistant Professor | Tenure Track Fall 2023 | I01986

Employee Group

Bargaining Unit

Main Campus


Pay Rate

Employment Type
Regular FT

Work Schedule

Teaching schedule for the 2023-2024 academic year has not as yet been created though the faculty member will have a 24 hour teaching schedule.

Position Summary Information

Position Summary

Slippery Rock University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology beginning August 2023.

The faculty member’s primary teaching responsibilities will include Anatomy and Physiology I & II . This individual may also be required to teach lower-level biology major courses, and non-major courses for our general education program. Additional teaching responsibilities may include courses in an area of specialization.

Must exhibit a commitment to excellence in teaching in a Liberal Arts setting, establishment of a productive research program in the candidate’s area of expertise that will involve undergraduates, and membership/contribution to department, college, and university committees.

The department expects faculty to conduct research leading to publication in peer-reviewed, professional journals in the applicant’s area of expertise.

Minimum Qualifications

Broadly trained animal physiologist, PhD must be completed by July 1, 2023.
Evidence of professional competence, and ability to work productively with students and colleagues.
Commitment to the education of diverse populations.
Successful performance in an on campus interview, including a teaching and a research presentation.

Preferred Qualifications

At least one year of undergraduate teaching experience, evidence of teaching effectiveness. Experience teaching Anatomy and Physiology preferred.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Date

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Respect for Individuals in the Community

Slippery Rock University provides an environment that respects, encourages, and promotes the talents and contributions of all. Slippery Rock University values a community with a shared sense of purpose, where people demonstrate mutual respect and appreciation. Slippery Rock University values diversity that honors and includes all persons regardless of age, creed, disability, ethnic heritage, gender, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status in academic and extracurricular endeavor, in the working environment, and in the daily life of the university community.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, religion, age, disability, or veteran status in its programs or activities in accordance with Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Assistant Vice President of Human Resources and Compliance/Title IX Coordinator
008 Old Main Building
104 Maltby Avenue
Slippery Rock University
Slippery Rock, PA 16057

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must electronically submit a teaching philosophy and research philosophy. These documents should be submitted as part of the online application. The teaching philosophy should be submitted using the “Teaching Philosophy” tab and the Research Philosophy should be submitted using the “Research Philosophy” tab.

Graduate and undergraduate transcripts are required for this position. Transcripts must be uploaded using the online system. Official transcripts are required prior to appointment.

Recommended candidates will be required to a complete criminal background check, including Act 34 Background Check and Act 151 (Child Abuse) Background Check and Federal Criminal ( FBI ) clearance prior to appointment.

Full consideration will be given to applications received by November 1, 2022.
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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Unofficial Transcripts
  5. Unofficial Transcripts 2
  6. Research Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts 3

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