Assistant Professor of Biology



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Job description

Ashland, OH

The Department of Biology/Toxicology at Ashland University ( seeks applications for an Assistant Professor (non-tenure track) for Cell, Molecular or Developmental Biology beginning August 2020. This position reports directly to the Department Chair.

Position Summary:

Primary responsibilities include teaching courses in Cell Biology and Molecular Biology for science majors and Anatomy and Physiology (human cadaver based) for nursing students along with other courses as needed that fall within the candidate’s areas of expertise. The successful candidate will demonstrate an excellence in teaching and is expected to contribute to the life of the University.

Position Requirements:

PhD in Cell, Molecular, Developmental Biology or related fields is required. The candidate should have experience in teaching undergraduates and will be expected to maintain an active research program mentoring undergraduate research students as well as engage in service activities. Post-doctoral research experience is preferred. Research area is open but should involve eukaryotic cell or developmental biology and ideally will complement the Department’s programs in toxicology, forensic science, and/or environmental science.

How to apply

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A complete application will consist of a letter of application, current curriculum vita, contact information for three (3) references, and teaching and research statements. Submissions may be sent electronically to Dr. Paul Hyman, Chair, Department of Biology/Toxicology, [email protected]. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.