Assistant Professor of Practice

Fargo, North Dakota, United States
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Location: Fargo, ND

Position Description:

The Department of Microbiological Sciences at North Dakota State University invites applications for a 9-month non-tenure-track assistant professor of practice faculty position in microbiology to begin August 2018. Upon satisfactory performance, this position is renewable and eligible for promotion. The position is 90% teaching and 10% research. Teaching responsibilities may include lecture and/or laboratory for General Microbiology, Introductory Microbiology, and Pathogenic Microbiology and advising undergraduate microbiology majors. We seek applicants whose primary research interest is in higher education.

Minimum Qualifications:

Requirements include: An earned Ph.D. in microbiology, science education, or a related field; ABD applicants will be considered. A demonstrated ability to teach courses at the undergraduate level as evidenced by classroom teaching experience; and strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred qualifications include: A demonstrated research focus in science education; graduate-level coursework in science education; and evidence of ability to work effectively with a diversity of students, staff, and faculty, including both women and men and individuals from a variety of cultural backgrounds.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

screening will begin 5/21/18

How to apply

 Apply online

North Dakota State University is distinctive as a student-focused, land-grant, research university, ranked by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education among the top 108 public and private universities in the country. NDSU is in the elite category of "Research Universities/Very High Research Activity." NDSU is one of two flagship universities in North Dakota, with several programs ranked in the Top 100 by the National Science Foundation.