St Edwards University
  • Biology
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Full Time

Visiting Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
School of Natural Sciences

St. Edward's University invites applications for a nine month, full-time, non-tenure track visiting assistant professor appointment in Biological Sciences to begin in mid-August, 2019. Applicants with a background in Evolutionary Biology are desired.

Responsibilities

  • Teaching BIOL 4344: Evolution.
  • Teaching majors first year biology lecture and labs, with the possibility of additional opportunities in first year biology courses for non-majors.
  • Ability to teach courses in Anatomy is especially preferred.
  • The teaching load is 4 courses per semester (12 hours).

Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in biological sciences required.
  • A strong commitment to and demonstrated potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Successful candidate must complete an employment and/or criminal history background check

About St. Edward's University
St. Edward's University serves a diverse population of 3,700 undergraduate and 500 graduate students on its campus in South Austin. Recognized as a minority serving institution and a Hispanic serving institution, St. Edward's seeks dedicated teachers who employ active pedagogy to engage a diverse student population. The School of Natural Sciences has experienced significant growth in the last decade attributable to its distinguished faculty, new facilities including >110,000 ft. of teaching and laboratory space, and our approach to engaging undergraduates in the classroom and in research. The Department of Biological Sciences offers B.A. and B.S. degrees in biology, B.S. degrees in Bioinformatics and Medical Laboratory Science, and a 3+2 BA in Biology and MS in Clinical Lab Science in partnership with the University of Texas Medical Branch, in Galveston. https://www.stedwards.edu/undergraduate/biology


Application Process
Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled, with full consideration given to those received by Dec 5, 2018. Applicants should submit application and all requested documentation online through http://stedwards.applicantpro.com/jobs/.
A complete application packet (single pdf preferred) will include:

  • Cover letter, addressing why the applicant is a good fit for the position and indicating a commitment to the university's mission (http://www.stedwards.edu/about/mission) and to serve a diverse student body and prepare them for a global community. Cover letter should also address the applicant's ability and interest in teaching Human
  • Anatomy and other courses related to their area of expertise.
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Statement
  • Undergraduate and Graduate transcripts (unofficial)
  • The names and contact information for three references 

St. Edward's University is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage women and minorities to apply to our vacancies and hire only U.S. Citizens and documented workers. We do not offer sponsorship at this time.

Reference #: J18139
Posted: 11/13/2018
Available: immediately

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