Assistant Professor of Biology, Tenure Track

The Biology Department at St. Lawrence University invites applications for a tenure- track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 15, 2019.

We are interested in hiring a broadly trained biologist to work with a dynamic team of staff to teach the fall and spring semesters of General Biology. General Biology is our two-semester introductory course sequence for all majors and covers topics in Ecology, Evolution, Organismal Diversity, Conservation Biology, Cell Biology, Genetics and Physiology. In addition, the successful candidate will either develop or contribute to the teaching of two upper-level courses for majors in the candidate’s area of expertise. Candidates may have a background in any area of biology including, but not limited to, evolutionary biology, biostatistics, bioinformatics, or molecular ecology.  A Ph.D. in Biology is required at the time of application.  Post-Doctoral teaching and research experience is preferred.

Preference will be given to candidates with proven success in incorporating a variety of teaching techniques that engage lecture sections of 100-150 students, and who are sensitive to teaching first year students from a diversity of educational backgrounds. The candidate is expected to set up a vibrant research program that involves undergraduate students.

Interested applicants must apply online at uploading all required materials which are defined in the “special instructions to applicant” section.  For full consideration, applications should be received by December 15, 2018.  We will review applications submitted after the date until the position is filled.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

Located at 23 Romoda Drive, Canton, NY, St. Lawrence University is a coeducational, private, independent liberal arts institution of about 2,400 students from more than 40 states and 40 nations. The educational opportunities at St. Lawrence inspire students and prepare them to be critical and creative thinkers, to find a compass for their lives and careers, and to pursue knowledge and understanding for the benefit of themselves, humanity and the planet. Through its focus on active engagement with ideas in and beyond the classroom, a St. Lawrence education leads students to make connections that transform lives and communities, from the local to the global.

The University is committed to and seeks diversity among its faculty, staff and students. Such a commitment ensures an atmosphere that is diverse and complex in ways that are intellectually and socially enriching for the entire campus community. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups, as well as from individuals with experience teaching or working in a multicultural environment, are encouraged. St. Lawrence University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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