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Assistant Professor, Tenure Track Position: Biology (Physiologist)

Alfred University
New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 20, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Humanities, Classics, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Biotechnology & Bioengineering, Other Science & Technology
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Division of Biology at Alfred University invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor beginning August 2022. We seek someone with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts setting, and whose research interests can be expanded to include undergraduate participation. The successful candidate should be able to contribute to the division's core course offerings, be able to teach human-based and animal-based anatomy and physiology courses with lab, and develop upper-level courses that may include animal nutrition or other courses in the candidate's area of expertise, which will expand opportunities for our students. In addition to teaching, faculty responsibilities include an active program of research and scholarship, student advising, and participation in shared faculty governance.

The division of Biology at Alfred University is a collaborative and collegial group of faculty dedicated to teaching excellence. We look forward to welcoming a colleague who will provide engaging and applied learning opportunities for our students, and who demonstrates commitment to teaching excellence, innovation, and equity in a small-college environment.

  • Ph.D. in biology or related field. ABD considered (for Instructor rank).
  • Candidates should have a background in physiology or related discipline, and an interest in a range of related biological areas.
  • A lab or field-based program that can include undergraduates
  • Preference will be given to candidates with at least one year of experience teaching in higher education, and experience involving and mentoring undergraduate students in an active research program, including students from diverse backgrounds.
  • When available, the candidate is encouraged to provide evidence of excellence in teaching in the form of course evaluations (where available) or a teaching portfolio.
To apply:
Application material should be compiled as a single PDF (Under 10 MB), and must include:
  • A letter of interest
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Statement of research interests and plans
  • A diversity statement
  • Names, titles, and contact information for three professional references.
Review of complete applications will begin on Feb 15, and continue until the position is filled.

About Alfred University:
Founded in 1836 and nestled in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains and the Finger Lakes wine region in western New York State, Alfred University is a small, comprehensive private university with a long-standing tradition of excellence in Liberal Arts and inclusive practices. Alfred University is the second oldest co-educational college in the United States and was inclusive from its start, as one of the earliest colleges to have enrolled African American and Native American students.

Alfred University actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee, student or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction status, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Protected veterans, minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

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