The University of Dallas Constantin College of Liberal Arts
invites applications for an Assistant Professor position starting
August 2022. 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. The
candidate will be expected to develop a research program that
engages undergraduate students in a manner to help them prepare for
careers or graduate programs (i.e. Ph.D., Masters, M.D. or other
health-related programs). The candidate will also help advise
biology majors, including students interested in health professions
and continuing on to medical or graduate school.
- Prepare and deliver instruction, which may include lectures and
class discussion, to undergraduate students.
- Develop and instruct laboratory courses for
- Evaluate and grade students’ assignments and
- Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other
- Plan, evaluate, and revise course content, course materials,
and methods of instruction.
- Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and
- Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current
literature and participating in professional or industry
- Maintain a research laboratory engaging undergraduate students
with research activities in main field of expertise.
- Earned Ph.D. and/or medical degree. The area of specialization
is open, but preference will be given to applications with a
background in plant physiology, ecology, and/or use a plant based
experimental model system.
- Excellent presentation skills and a clear focus on the
- Knowledge and practice of a variety of instructional methods
that ensure successful student learning.
- Demonstrated potential for strong teaching and quality
- Ability to function effectively in the department and within
- Evidence of demonstrated commitment to quality undergraduate
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 October 15, 2021,
and will continue until the position is filled.
Any questions regarding this position can be directed to the
chair of the search committee, Dr. Deanna Soper, at
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