Assistant Professor of Biology

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Job description

Monroe, LA

The Biology Program within the School of Sciences at the University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM) is seeking an Assistant Professor of Biology with a research focus of vertebrate organismal biology to start in January 2022. The School of Sciences offers a bachelor’s degree in Biology with concentrations in Premedical Studies, Chemical Biology, Evolution & Ecology, and Molecular Biology & Biotechnology. The School of Sciences also offers a master’s degree in Biology.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses during the fall and spring semesters.
  • Mentor graduate students and graduate student research projects.
  • Pursue a program of scholarly research and publication.
  • Advise students and maintain records of student progress.
  • Actively participate in recruitment and retention for the Biology degree program.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates must be passionate about teaching and mentoring students. Candidates should have a Doctoral Degree in biology. ABD candidates in late stages of dissertation will also be considered. Qualifications include:

  • Innovative pedagogical approaches to teaching undergraduates from diverse backgrounds
  • Coursework and/or experience in Biology or related field with an emphasis on vertebrate organisms
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • A research agenda or demonstration of scholarly activity

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