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Assistant Teaching Professor of Biology

Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Schuylkill

Job Title: Assistant Teaching Professor of Biology
Reference Code: 1299387
Job Location: Schuylkill Haven , PA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Sciences and technology: other
Biology/biotechnology/life sciences
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2018-09-26
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Assistant Teaching Professor of Biology
Penn State Schuylkill

Penn State Schuylkill invites applications for Assistant Teaching Professor of Biology (or a rank commensurate with qualifications), multi-year appointment, 36 weeks to begin August 2019, or as negotiated.

Responsibilities: Teach three to four courses (12 credits) each semester. Courses will include biology and chemistry classes. Courses are delivered using traditional, hybrid and online delivery methods. Teaching assignments may require teaching day, evening and/or Saturday classes as needed. Publish in refereed journals. Participate in professional organizations and in course, curriculum, and program development. Advise students and provide career guidance. Participate in campus, university, and community service activities.

Campus Information: Penn State is a multi-campus public land-grant university that improves the lives of the people of Pennsylvania, the nation, and the world. Our instructional mission includes undergraduate, graduate, and continuing and distance education informed by scholarship and research. Our research, scholarship, and creative activities promote human and economic development through the expansion of knowledge and its applications in the natural and applied sciences, social sciences, arts, humanities, and the professions.

Penn State Schuylkill is one of more than 20 Penn State campuses state-wide. It is a student-centered campus of approximately 800 students; about 22% are adult learners. The coursework for the first two years of more than 160 Penn State baccalaureate majors is offered, as well as 7 baccalaureate degrees and 4 associate degrees. Students and faculty at Penn State Schuylkill have all of the resources of a major research university at their disposal, but in a small college atmosphere. Class sizes are small and the student/faculty ratio is low, so students can receive much individual attention.

Our faculty members are committed to providing a high-quality educational experience to their students and are actively engaged in research. Our students receive a world-class education delivered in a small campus setting and have opportunities to participate in undergraduate research projects supervised by faculty members.

For more information about the campus, visit http://schuylkill.psu.edu.

Job Requirements

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Biology is preferred. Commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment is expected. Interest in active and collaborative learning, the instructional use of technology, and hybrid and online teaching is an advantage. Prior college-level and online teaching experience preferred. Evidence of potential in research and publication is preferred. Enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment is important.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Inquiries about the position should be addressed to Dr. Cory Scherer, Interim Director of Academic Affairs, Penn State Schuylkill. E-mail: crs15@psu.edu. Telephone: (570) 385-6100.

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae; other information pertinent to the position may also be included. Finalists will be asked to submit a list of references.

Closing Date: Application review begins November 1, 2018 and continues until a suitable candidate is found.

Apply online at https://psu.jobs/job/83023

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to http://www.police.psu.edu/clery/, which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.




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