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Position: Assistant Professor of Biology Tenure Track
Institution: Harris-Stowe State University
Location: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Duties: The position of Assistant Professor on the tenure track requires excellence in teaching, advising, and mentoring students in the Department of Life Sciences. In addition, the candidate will be engaged in service activities to the Department and College of Arts and Sciences to support the educational mission of the university. Research endeavors with undergraduates is highly encouraged
Requirements: Ph.D. in Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, or other Biomedically Related Field, 1-2 years of college-level teaching experience, ability to work with students from diverse backgrounds, ability to embrace new teaching technologies, proficiency in using web platforms for record keeping on a daily basis (grading, student attendance, and other reporting functions), effective oral and written communication skills, an appreciation for the mission of the university
   
Text: Skip to Main Content Sign In Career Center Current Openings Language If you are unable to complete this application due to a disability, contact this employer to ask for an accommodation or an alternative application process. Assistant Professor of Biology Tenure Track Saint Louis, MO, US 30+ days agoRequisition ID: 1273 Job Summary: The position of Assistant Professor on the tenure track requires excellence in teaching, advising, and mentoring students in the Department of Life Sciences. In addition, the candidate will be engaged in service activities to the Department and College of Arts and Sciences to support the educational mission of the university. Research endeavors with undergraduates is highly encouraged. Essential Functions: Responsibilities of a 10-month Academic Appointment Beginning August 15, 2020 and ending May 15, 2021. Teaching 6 contact hours of freshman-level biology courses for both biology majors and non-majors, teaching 6 contact hours of upper-level biology courses in the candidate’s area of expertise that fulfill requirements for student interests in medicine, biomedical research, and other allied health professions aligned with memorandums of understanding (MOU’s) with the St. Louis College of Pharmacy, Occupational Therapy Program at Washington University Medical School (WUSTL), and the accelerated Goldfarb Nursing School Program at WUSTL. Upper division courses may include, but are not limited to, Anatomy and Physiology I and II lecture and lab, Microbiology lecture and lab, Developmental Biology lecture and lab, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, and Genetics with the flexibility to teach Honor’s level classes, evening classes, online, and/or hybrid classes (mixed online and in-class format). Maintaining office hours for student assistance and advising as mandated by the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) for HSSU. Attending the Faculty Institute Symposium each semester which provides essential training to navigate the HSSU academic and professional environment as well as mandated meetings at the departmental, college, and university levels. Engaging in service-related activities to the Department, College, University, and which may include serving on committees, serving as a Director of an Academic Program, serving on the faculty senate, attending graduation ceremonies, and supporting other activities (examples include student orientation, campus symposia in research, and community outreach). Minimum Education and Experience: Ph.D. in Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, or other Biomedically Related Field, 1-2 years of college-level teaching experience, ability to work with students from diverse backgrounds, ability to embrace new teaching technologies, proficiency in using web platforms for record keeping on a daily basis (grading, student attendance, and other reporting functions), effective oral and written communication skills, an appreciation for the mission of the university Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: The candidate is encouraged to engage in mentored research activities in the basic biological sciences or in science education with undergraduate students. The candidate must apply skills in Microsoft Office as well as online platforms to develop innovative and collaborative teaching pedagogies and/or technologies for implementation in either the live classroom or virtual classroom environment. The candidate will assist when necessary in the development of new courses such as Genomics, Neurobiology, or Advanced Cell Biology (300-400 level). The candidate will assist in developing certification programs (Biotechnology Certification) to fulfill student needs for gainful employment or success in professional studies. The candidate will be encouraged to gain professional development in grant writing in order to apply for extramural research or other academic-based funding from government agencies including the National Science Foundation (NSF), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the NSF HBCU-UP Programs; grant budgets will request funds for negotiated teaching release not to exceed two 6.0 credit courses per semester. Supervisory Responsibility: Assisting in teaching evaluations of assigned Adjunct Faculty in a related field of biological expertise. Mentoring and supporting assigned Adjunct Faculty as a team-lead in a related field of biological expertise by providing updated syllabi, Power Point lectures, laboratory exercises, and constructive teaching guidance each academic semester. Physical Requirements: Ability to lift materials less than ten pounds. Working Conditions and Environment: Office space will be provided in the Henry Givens Administration Building with all necessary equipment (computers, printers) to work in a professional environment in a cubicle setting with colleagues to promote collaboration and fellowship. Copyright © 2020, ADP, Inc. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED PRIVACY | LEGAL | REQUIREMENTS Powered by
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