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Assistant or Associate Professor of Biology

The Department of Biology invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Biology with a vision to enhance its strong undergraduate program and actively participate in research and teaching in its growing graduate program. Specific responsibilities include: daily instruction of courses in the undergraduate and graduate biology program curricula as assigned each semester (expected to teach i.e. courses such as, Biology, Botany Ecology, Environmental Ecology, Technology and Environmental Interaction, Environmental Management) in accordance with the course syllabi, administration of exams, monitoring of student attendance, submission of final grades, and other duties associated with course instruction. In addition to instructional responsibilities, this position requires ongoing compliance with the criteria for faculty performance in research and grantsmanship, faculty development, service to the University and community, committee participation, and other duties as assigned.


This position requires a Ph.D. in the biological sciences/Plant Biology/Ecology/Environmental Science. Rank is dependent upon the level of experience and must be appropriate for appointment to the rank of assistant/associate professor. The successful candidate will be an educator who approaches both teaching and research with enthusiasm, is motivated to work with students at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and strives to develop students as scholars. Candidates must have an earned doctorate in the biological sciences and an established record of teaching, research, grantsmanship and service appropriate for appointment to the rank of Assistant/Associate professor.

SALARY: Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Candidates must submit an application, letter of application, full curriculum vitae, brief statement of teaching philosophy, transcripts, and at least three professional references with names, addresses and telephone numbers to:

Dr. Gloria S. McCutcheon, Chair, Department of Biology
School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Claflin University
400 Magnolia Street
Orangeburg, SC 29115

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