Assistant Professor, Biology

Morristown, New Jersey, United States

Job description

The Department of Biology at the College of Saint Elizabeth in Morristown, NJ is seeking applications for a 9-month position at the Assistant Professor level to begin in the fall of 2018.

Required Qualifications:
Candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate level. Minimum of a PhD in a biological field from an accredited institution of higher education. Ability to develop an undergraduate research program and mentor undergraduate level research is necessary.

Preferred Qualifications:
Undergraduate level teaching experience and evidence of scholarly productivity. Experience in innovative classroom pedagogy, including but not limited to active learning and inquiry based teaching; and online or hybrid courses. The ability to teach to diverse populations is preferred.

Duties & Responsibilities: 
Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in biology including lecture and laboratory, using innovative pedagogy; serving on program and college committees; developing and maintaining a research program involving undergraduate students; engaging students in research projects as part of their scholarly activities, and advising and mentoring undergraduate biology students. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in general biology, human anatomy and physiology, human physiology/pathophysiology and other upper elective(s) in the candidate’s area of expertise; preferably histology, as necessary to meet the needs of the program.

How to apply

Applicants should submit a cover letter describing their experiences relevant to the position, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, brief statement of research plans, and contact information for at least three professional references to Deadline for applications is March 1, 2018.

The College of Saint Elizabeth is a community of learning in the Catholic liberal arts tradition for students of diverse ages, backgrounds, and cultures. Founded in 1899 by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, the College has a strong tradition of concern for the poor, for developing leadership in a spirit of service and social responsibility, and a commitment to the promotion of women as full partners in society.