Assistant Professor of Biology

University of Montevallo
Montevallo, AL
Closing date
Dec 11, 2021

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Science, Life Sciences
Organization Type
The Department of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Computer
Science at the University of Montevallo is seeking a full-time,
tenure-track Assistant Professor of Biology. The successful
candidate must have a Ph.D. in Biology, Botany, Plant Physiology,
Forestry, Horticulture, or a related field. Duties and
responsibilities include teaching 12 credit hours per semester
(three 4 credit hour laboratory science courses), maintaining an
active research program, and service to the department, college,
and university. Teaching responsibilities include teaching
Introductory Biology, upper-level elective courses such as Field
Botany and Plant Systematics, and developing other upper-level,
plant-focused organismal elective courses in the candidate's area
of expertise (please describe these upper-level elective courses in
the application cover letter). Opportunities for teaching and
research include UM's Ebenezer Swamp Ecological Preserve. The Swamp
is a 60-acre hardwood wetland located approximately 6 miles from
campus and is home to numerous species of plants, animals, and
fungi. The University of Montevallo is a public liberal arts
university located in central Alabama approximately 35 miles south
of Birmingham. The Department of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics,
and Computer Science is committed to the university's mission of
providing a student-centered approach to liberal studies. The
successful candidate must be enthusiastic about growing a diverse
Biology program and be committed to teaching, scholarship, and

UM is an AA/EO/Veterans/Disability Institution.The Chronicle of Higher Education. Keywords: Computer Science - Assistant Professor, Location: Montevallo, AL - 35115

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