General Molecular Biology Faculty
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor, General Molecular Biology
Position Location: Wingate Main Campus
The Department of Biology seeks to hire a security-track Assistant/Associate professor of Biology for Fall 2022. In a security-track position, one is considered for professional security after six years of successful teaching. The opening is a full-time, 9-month appointment at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor of Biology beginning in August 2022.
The successful candidate will contribute to curricular design and assessment, teach undergraduate courses in molecular biology, create a collaborative research project with undergraduates, advise and mentor undergraduate students, be team-oriented, and foster an inclusive and equitable work and classroom environment.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Teaching responsibilities include an introductory cellular course for Biology and Pre-health professional majors, a molecular biology course for Biology majors, and the possibility of teaching an upper-level course in their expertise area based on the department’s needs; Teaching load consists of a 4/4 schedule, or 12 hours a semester.
- Academic advising and mentoring students.
- Committee work as assigned by Faculty Governance Structure, and departmental service.
- Creating collaborative research projects with undergraduate science students.
Qualifications and Experience:
- A Ph.D. in molecular biology or related field is required by time of appointment.
- Preference will be given to those individuals demonstrating breadth and depth of experience and training in molecular biology as evidenced by their research and graduate transcripts.
- Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience.
- Applicants with a commitment to serving a diverse student population in an equitable and inclusive fashion are strongly encouraged to apply.
1) a letter of application with documented professional experience and reasons for interest in the position, 2) current curriculum vitae, 3) names and full contact information including email addresses for three professional references, 4) unofficial transcripts for initial review, 5) a teaching philosophy that includes a statement of principles and vision regarding matters of campus inclusion and equity, and 6) a research statement including descriptions of how undergraduate collaborators will be included.
Official review of candidates will begin November 8th and continue until the position is filled.