Working Title: Assistant Professor, BIOL, Zoologist/Paleontologist
Appointment Type: Faculty
The Departments of Biology – and – Plant & Earth Science seek a zoologist/paleontologist, with interests in non-human animal biology and paleontology. Specific expertise could be in anatomy, ecology, systematics, evolution, or another related field. Vertebrate specialty in zoology is preferred, but others are encouraged to apply.
This is a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology, but the position also supports the Geology program in the Department of Plant and Earth Science. The standard teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester. The successful candidate will be committed to excellence in teaching at our primarily undergraduate institution. Opportunities exist for optional summer employment through teaching, research grants, internship supervision and other funding sources. Anticipated appointment date: August 24, 2020.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Qualifications Required: · Ph.D. in Biology or Paleontology/Geology, or in a related discipline, at the time of hire. · Evidence of teaching effectiveness at the undergraduate level. · Research experience, preferably with a record of publication and funding. Qualifications Preferred: · Postdoctoral or comparable experience. · Demonstrated experience or training in innovative science teaching, effective pedagogy, and use of technology in science education. · Demonstrated awareness and appreciation of diverse student populations and ability to contribute to the University's commitment to enhancing student awareness and appreciation of diverse ethnic and cultural heritages.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants are required to apply online. UWRF will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications.
Applicants are required to provide:
Letter of interest specifying qualifications and experience (upload under 'cover letter')
A three-part statement (upload under 'other document'), not to exceed 3 pages, covering oCourses you would like to teach, your teaching experience, and any evidence of successful teaching at the college level oyour specialty in zoology, and your qualification to teach paleontology oyour research and scholarly activity plans
Unofficial transcripts (official copies of transcripts will be required if hired).
Provide the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references who can specifically comment on your teaching ability, experience and professional preparation (upload under 'references').
Inquiries should be addressed to: Joseph Gathman, Search and Screen Committee Chair Biology Department firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline to Apply: Initial review of applications will begin upon receipt. For full consideration, applicants should submit all required materials by December 31, 2019.
Internal Number: 5773
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