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Assistant Professor/Tenure Track/Biologist

Northern Michigan University
Job Location:
Marquette, 49855
Position Title: Assistant Professor/Tenure Track/Biologist
Department: Biology
Term of Assignment: Tenure Track
Term End Date, If Applicable:  
FLSA Status:  Exempt = not eligible for overtime
Work Schedule:  
Salary: Competitive
Travel: No travel
Brief Statement of Duties
Brief Statement of Duties: The Department of Biology at Northern Michigan University is seeking applications for an Assistant Professor position to begin August 2024. This is a full time, 9-month, tenure-track faculty position that requires a Ph.D. in any biological field. Applicants who are ABD are eligible to apply provided the degree has been completed prior to the start date for the position. The successful applicant will be committed to excellence in teaching and mentoring students, and will have a strong record of research appropriate to the applicant's career stage.
The teaching assignment for this position will include teaching introductory biology and courses in the applicant’s area of expertise. The successful applicant will be expected to establish an active research program, supervise MS thesis research projects, and provide opportunities for undergraduate students to engage in research activities. This is a campus based position.
Minimum Qualifications
Required Education: Doctorate or equivalent terminal degree
Discipline / Degree Area: Any biological field
Required Specialized Training/Certifications:  
Required Minimum Work Experience: Strong record of research and peer-reviewed publications appropriate to career stage
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, or Attributes Required for Satisfactory Performance of the Position Duties: Applicants must have a commitment to excellence in teaching. Successful candidates must have the ability to incorporate active learning strategies and establish an active research program with undergraduate and graduate students. In addition, candidates must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
Additional Desirable Qualifications
Additional Desirable Qualifications: -Demonstrated teaching experience in introductory biology and other biological sciences
  • Experience mentoring undergraduate students
  • Record of peer-reviewed publication appropriate to career stage
  • Commitment to the mission of a public comprehensive university
  • Willingness and ability to work interdepartmentally
  • Record of successful grant writing
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicant materials will include the faculty application, cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, research statement, diversity statement, and unofficial transcripts. 
Contact Information:
John Bruggink - Chair,
Equal Employment Opportunity: NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its employees.
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