FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTThe Department of Biological Sciences and Geology at Queensborough Community College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor starting Spring 2018.One of the College's greatest strengths, and a necessary element of excellence, is the diversity of our community. We are committed to equal opportunity and affirmative action, and strive to attract and nurture a talented and diverse faculty and staff that proudly reflect the unique character of the local Queens community, the most diverse county in the United States.The successful candidate will teach courses in first year general biology and/or biology for non-majors.Duties include: teaching, research, and mentorship to undergraduate students. The successful candidate will participate in departmental and college activities including committees, course and program assessment, curriculum development, and seek intra and/or extramural funding. The Assistant Professor will be required to demonstrate scholarly activities including research for tenure and promotion.The Biological Sciences and Geology Department offers programs of study in Health Sciences, Medical Assistant, Pre-Professional Studies, Pre-Nursing Curriculum, Geology, and required biology courses in Massage Therapy. The department facilities include 15 state-of-the art laboratories with multi-media projection equipment, as well as two laboratories dedicated to research along with a core facility in modern instrumentation. The department provides opportunities for growth, improvement in pedagogy, and research. For more information, please see the department website athttp://www.qcc.cuny.edu/biologicalSciences/index.htmlQUALIFICATIONSPh.D. degree in Biological Sciences. Prior teaching experience in an undergraduate academic setting, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS * Experience in teaching entry level year-long general biology to science majors at an undergraduate institution * Experience in teaching diverse student populationsCOMPENSATIONCommensurate with experience and qualifications.CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.HOW TO APPLYVisit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information.Candidates must provide a 1) a cover letter (no more than two pages) highlighting how your relevant undergraduate teaching and curriculum development experience relates to both the required and preferred qualifications; 2) a curriculum vita including dates of degrees, educational background, work experience and selected publications 3) a statement of teaching philosophy (limited to 300 words); and 4) a statement of research/scholarly interests (limited to 300 words).CLOSING DATEAugust 18, 2017. Review of resumes to begin July 3, 2017.JOB SEARCH CATEGORYCUNY Job Posting: FacultyEQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYCUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.*Location: * Queensborough CC*Job Title: * Assistant Professor - Biological Sciences and Geology*Job ID: * 16994*Full/Part Time: * Full-Time*Regular/Temporary: * Regular
Queensborough Community College is committed to fostering a collaborative, learning-centered community. The College is dedicated to academic excellence and to the development of the whole individual in an environment that promotes intellectual inquiry, global awareness, and lifelong active learning. A community that values the diversity of its members, Queensborough strives to individualize the co...llege experience through meaningful collaboration among students, faculty and staff. The College features a highly qualified faculty with excellent scholarly credentials, well-planned curricula and developmental course work, strong and closely integrated academic and student support services, and the use of innovative pedagogy, including educational technology. To help ensure excellence in teaching and learning, Queensborough engages in on-going assessment of its academic offerings and support services, promotes research on community college pedagogy, and supports scholarly accomplishments and professional advancement among its faculty and staff.