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Assistant Professor of Biology

Employer
University of the Ozarks
Location
Arkansas, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jan 17, 2022

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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 the Ozarks is hiring a community or ecosystem Ecologist for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Biology position. This position will begin July 2022. Candidates should be ABD or have earned a Ph.D. degree in Biology or a related discipline. The primary responsibilities of this position are teaching and mentoring undergraduate research in our newly renovated and updated science facilities. Teaching responsibilities will include: introductory ecology and evolution, and upper-level courses in ecology, evolution and diversity consistent with the successful candidate’s areas of interest and expertise. Preference will be given to applicants with experience teaching undergraduates, mentoring undergraduate research, or with expertise in plant or climate-change ecology.

University of the Ozarks values personal attention and collegiality, thus a familiarity with and understanding of a small and residential campus are highly desirable. A sincere interest in students, excellent communication skills, and support of the University’s mission are also required. 

About University of the Ozarks: Ranked in the Top 10 of Southern region comprehensive baccalaureate institutions by U. S. News & World Report, University of the Ozarks is a Presbyterian-related institution that blends the liberal arts and professional preparation in a student-centered environment emphasizing quality teaching and student learning. The University serves approximately 800 undergraduate students on a beautiful campus in Clarksville, Arkansas, located along Interstate-40 approximately 90 miles northwest of Little Rock, and nestled between the Arkansas River and the Ozark Mountains. The University serves students from diverse religious, cultural, educational and economic backgrounds and welcomes students from throughout the U.S. and from more than 20 countries around the world. Knowing that diversity contributes to academic excellence and rich and rewarding communities, Ozarks is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body. The University is especially interested in applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences and those with a successful record of teaching and working with diverse students, including historically underrepresented minority students and other underserved populations. Recent campaigns have enhanced facilities, academic programs and other campus initiatives. For more information about University of the Ozarks, visit www.ozarks.edu.

 Application Procedures

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the search is completed. Please send a letter of application; vita; statement of teaching philosophy; and three current letters of reference, at least one of which addresses teaching ability, to: humanresources@ozarks.edu

 

 

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