Assistant Professor

Biology Department
University of Nebraska At Kearney, Kearney
50,000 to 58,000 + benefits
Posted Date
Dec 5, 2022

The UNK Biology Department is seeking two candidates who can teach online MS courses and on campus undergraduate courses related to human health. The first candidate will be a tenure track assistant professor position, who will teach anatomy and physiology primarily.  They will be expected to pedagogically address and respond to the learning needs of student from diverse backgrounds. They would also be expected to create a successful research program that involves students.  All applicants must have two recent peer-reviewed publications. The second position is a two-year visiting assistant professor, who can teach cell biology, microbiology, or general biology. Preference will be given for candidates who can teach biostatistics. Although not necessary for this position, the successful candidate is encouraged to conduct research involving undergraduate students with the hopes that this position will become permanent. All candidates will be expected to provide service to the department, as well as maintain collegial working relationships.

The University of Nebraska at Kearney, serving over 6,000 students, is one of four University of Nebraska campuses. Established in 1905, the University has a tradition of emphasis in scholarly teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels in a variety of disciplines. Kearney, a progressive city of over 33,000, is the educational, medical, cultural, commercial, and agricultural center of a large mid-state area.  The University of Nebraska at Kearney is responsive to University issues which support a diverse work and academic environment.  The University of Nebraska at Kearney does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. This policy is applicable to all University administered programs including educational programs, financial aid, admission policies and employment policies.  UNK is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity employer. Veterans and persons with disabilities encouraged to apply. The University affirms a policy of equal educational and employment opportunities, affirmative action in employment and nondiscrimination in providing services to the public. University employees, students and others associated with the University who have not received the benefits of these policies, are encouraged to contact the Chief Compliance Officer/ADA Coordinator.

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