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Assistant Professor Biology

Nazareth College
Rochester, NY
Closing date
Aug 9, 2022

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Science, Life Sciences
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Assistant Professor ~ Biology


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Job Description Summary
Nazareth College, an independent, comprehensive institution with 2300 undergraduate and 700 graduate students, prepares its graduates to serve local and global communities through a wide range of liberal arts and professional programs. Nazareth seeks to hire faculty and staff with a demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence, student success, and civic engagement, and an understanding of the educational benefits and importance of diversity, equity and inclusion as articulated in our Diversity Statement. The college is located minutes from downtown Rochester, New York, a city noted for its rich arts and cultural community and its international businesses and industry. Applications from candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

The Biology Department of Nazareth College of Rochester, New York, invites applications for an Assistant Professor position to begin August 2022. The department seeks candidates committed to undergraduate teaching excellence at a comprehensive institution that supports both liberal arts curricula and professional programs. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in animal organismal biology and demonstrated experience educating diverse populations of students. We expect scholars with a commitment to affirming the core values of Nazareth College in developing equity minded, and socially just leaders. We strongly encourage persons from historically underrepresented identities that are eager to contribute to an inclusive teaching and learning environment to apply.

The Nazareth College Department of Biology is located in Peckham Hall, a 74,000 square foot facility for integrated math and science that was recently ranked 20th for Best Science Lab Facilities by the Princeton Review. Peckham Hall features state-of-the-art laboratories and facilities in addition to various updated instrumentation available for both research and teaching usage.

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Required Education
Ph.D. in animal biology or related field

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The successful candidate is expected to teach Human Anatomy and Physiology; Biological Systems I (cellular focus), II (organismal focus) and/or III (ecological focus); and general education courses for non-majors. The candidate will be expected to develop and teach an upper-level elective course and lab in their area of expertise. Candidates will develop a strong research program involving undergraduate students that includes possible participation in summer research activities.

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Complete applications will include:
A cover letter inclusive of experience working with culturally diverse groups
A teaching philosophy
A concise research plan addressing the inclusion of undergraduate students
A curriculum vitae
Copies of graduate level transcripts (unofficial)
The names and contact information for three professional references (including at least one that can address your teaching experience and one that can address your experience working with diverse groups)
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