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Assistant Professor in Biology

Employer
University of Scranton
Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Nov 11, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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University of Scranton
Assistant Professor in Biology

Non-Discrimination Statement
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Elizabeth M. Garcia
Title IX Coordinator
The Office of Equity and Diversity
Institute of Molecular Biology & Medicine, Rm 311
elizabeth.garcia2@scranton.edu
(570) 941-6645
https://www.scranton.edu/equity-diversity/

University Mission
The University is a Catholic and Jesuit University animated by the spiritual vision and the tradition of excellence characteristic of the Society of Jesus and those who share in its way of proceeding. All candidates must indicate how they would help communicate and support the Catholic and Jesuit identity and mission of the University. The University’s mission statement and a description of the history and concepts of the Ignatian teaching philosophy may be found at https://www.scranton.edu/about/jesuit-tradition/index.shtml.

Diversity & Inclusion
The University of Scranton embraces diversity and inclusion through its mission, Jesuit identity, strategic plans, community outreach programs, and numerous diversity programs. The University of Scranton is an Equal Opportunity employer and actively solicits applications from diverse candidates. Please see our website at https://www.scranton.edu/equity-diversity/ for our full non-discrimination statement.All applicants are required to provide a statement that indicates their commitment to diversity and inclusion and how this informs their pedagogy.

Department
Biology

Job Purpose:

The University of Scranton Department of Biology Tenure-track Position in Biology

The University of Scranton Department of Biology invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in Biology beginning in August 2022. Expertise could include, but is not limited to, biochemical, biophysical, cellular, neurophysical, or sensory physiology. Integrative biologists or those who work on evolution or physiology at multiple levels are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be able to contribute to teaching general physiology.

Applicants will also contribute to the Biology Department's core courses in the Biology, Physiology, and/or Neuroscience programs. Faculty will be encouraged to develop upper level courses in their areas of specialization. We are looking for diverse applicants in all areas including teaching and research.

A Ph.D. is required by the start date; postdoctoral experience is preferred. Excellence in teaching undergraduates and the capability to develop an active research program that involves mentoring undergraduates is expected.

The Biology Department is housed in a state-of-the-art unified science center, http://www.scranton.edu/academics/sciencecenter. Visit http://www.scranton.edu/academics/cas/biology/ for more information about the Biology Department, its programs, and its faculty.

The University is a Catholic and Jesuit University animated by the spiritual vision and the tradition of excellence characteristic of the Society of Jesus and those who share in its way of proceeding.  All candidates must indicate how they would help communicate and support the Catholic and Jesuit identity and mission of the University. The University's mission statement and a description of the history and concepts of the Ignatian teaching philosophy may be found at https://www.scranton.edu/about/jesuit-tradition/index.shtml.

The University of Scranton embraces diversity and inclusion through its mission, Jesuit identity, strategic plans, community outreach programs, and numerous diversity programs. The University of Scranton is an Equal Opportunity employer and actively solicits applications from diverse candidates. Please see our websiteathttps://www.scranton.edu/equity-diversity/for our full non-discrimination statement. 


The University's commitment to diversity and inclusion is infused across all facets of the University; where the environment is welcoming, respectful of freedom of expression and dedicated to social justice, cultural competence and the value of diversity. All applicants are required to provide a statement that indicates their commitment to diversity and inclusion and how this informs their pedagogy.


Interested applicants must apply online at https://universityofscrantonjobs.com/postings/5578. Review of applications will begin on December 3, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled. The application must include (1) a cover letter; (2) a current curriculum vitae; (3) a teaching statement that summarizes past instructional and mentorship experiences, your pedagogical philosophy, and plans/goals for teaching undergraduates at The University of Scranton (including existing and proposed courses); (4) a research statement that summarizes your prior contributions to research and your goals for developing a research program at The University of Scranton that incorporates research with undergraduates ; (5) a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) statement that summarizes your understanding and experience and that outlines your plans for contributing to efforts for diversity, equity, and inclusivity though teaching, research, and/or service; and (6) names and contact information of three individuals who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation.

For questions regarding this position, please contact Dr. Robert F. Waldeck, Chair of the Search Committee, via email at robert.waldeck@scranton.edu.

Essential Duties:
Applicants will also contribute to the Biology Department’s core courses in the Biology, Physiology, and/or Neuroscience programs. Faculty will be encouraged to develop upper level courses in their areas of specialization. We are looking for diverse applicants in all areas including teaching and research.

Additional Skills Required:


Minimum Education Requirements:
Must have a Ph.D. by start date.

Preferred Education:
Postdoctoral experience preferred.

Minimum Job Experience Requirements:
Excellence in teaching undergraduates and the capability to develop an active research program that involves mentoring undergraduates is expected. 

Preferred Qualifications:


Full Time/Part Time:
Full-Time

Annual Schedule:
9

Rank:
Assistant Professor

Tenure:
Tenure Track

Special Instructions to Applicants:
The Biology Department is housed in a state-of-the-art unified science center, http://www.scranton.edu/academics/sciencecenter. Visit http://www.scranton.edu/academics/cas/biology/ for more information about the Biology Department, its programs, and its faculty.Interested applicants must apply online at https://universityofscrantonjobs.com. Review of applications will begin on December 3,  2021, and will continue until the position is filled. The application must include (1) a cover letter; (2) a current curriculum vitae; (3) a teaching statement that summarizes past instructional and mentorship experiences, your pedagogical philosophy, and plans/goals for teaching undergraduates at The University of Scranton  (including existing and proposed courses); (4) a research statement that summarizes your prior contributions to research and your goals for developing a research program at The University of Scranton that incorporates research with undergraduates ; (5) a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) statement that summarizes your understanding and experience and that outlines your plans for contributing to efforts for diversity, equity, and inclusivity though teaching, research, and/or service; and (6) names and contact information of three individuals who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation.   For questions regarding this position, please contact Dr. Robert F. Waldeck, Chair of the Search Committee, via email at robert.waldeck@scranton.edu. 

Posting Number:
F00344P

To apply, visit https://universityofscrantonjobs.com/postings/5578

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