Slippery Rock University
invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology beginning August 2015. To teach molecular biology, courses in area of specialization, lower-level biology major courses, and non-major courses included in the Liberal Studies Program. Must exhibit a commitment to excellence in teaching in a Liberal Arts setting, establishment of a productive research program in the candidate's area of expertise that can involve undergraduates, and contribution to department, college, and university committees. The department expects faculty to conduct research leading to publication in peer-reviewed, professional journals in the applicant's area of expertise.
Minimum Qualifications: ABD in a sub-discipline of the biological sciences, PhD must be completed by July 1, 2015. Evidence of professional competence, and ability to work productively with students and colleagues. Commitment to the education of diverse populations. Successful performance in an on campus interview, including a teaching and a research presentation.
Preferred Qualifications: At least one year of undergraduate teaching experience, evidence of teaching effectiveness.