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Assistant Professor Biology - Ecology/Evolution

Employer
Valdosta State University
Location
Georgia, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Jan 24, 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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The Department of Biology in the College of Science & Mathematics seeks applicants for a ten-month, tenure track faculty position specializing in ecology and evolution beginning August 1, 2022. The selected candidate will be responsible for teaching courses in the candidate’s area of expertise, maintaining scholarly productivity, and participating in service at the department, college, and university levels.

Valdosta State University is proud to have a highly diverse student body, and we are seeking to recruit and retain outstanding candidates who exhibit a clear commitment to diversity and inclusion and who will enhance the diversity of our faculty and staff.

For more information on the department visit https://www.valdosta.edu/biology/. For more information contact Dr. Robert Gannon, Department Head, via email rlgannon@valdosta.edu.  

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The primary teaching responsibility will be upper-level laboratory courses in ecology and evolution and other upper-level courses for biology majors. Secondary teaching responsibilities may include majors and/or nonmajors
introductory biology courses with lab components. The applicant will be expected to include undergraduate and/or graduate (MS) students in their research program.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolution or related field;
• Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and learning, as well as scholarship;
• Commitment to diversity and inclusion.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• A record of effective teaching appropriate to the applicant’s career stage;
• Ability to work effectively in a collaborative setting;
• A record of mentoring students of diverse backgrounds.

Online application is required and should be submitted by February 21, 2022.  

Valdosta State University is a regional comprehensive university located on a gorgeous 168-acre campus of palm trees, vast green lawns, Spanish mission style architecture and an award-winning design. The university serves a student enrollment of approximately 11,750 from all states within the US and hosts over 300 international students from more than 76 countries. It is located in the city of Valdosta, a very family-friendly area with new housing developments, modest living costs, excellent public and private schools, a vibrant music and arts scene, and a 170-acre theme park, Wild Adventures. The city is served by the Valdosta Regional Airport and is home to Moody Air Force Base. It is located just north of the Florida state line on Interstate 75 and is within a two-hour drive of Jacksonville and Tallahassee, Florida and a three-hour drive of Atlanta, Georgia. For more information, visit https://www.valdosta.edu or for information about the community visit https://www.valdostachamber.com.

Valdosta State University is an Equal Opportunity educational institution and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and inclusion. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including (but not limited to) minorities and individuals with disabilities. Valdosta State University has a nondiscrimination policy that includes sex, race, color, sexual orientation, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, and veteran status.

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