Full-timeEstimated: $62,000 - $83,000 a year
Full Job Description
The Biology Department at Wittenberg University seeks to hire a full-time, tenure track-faculty assistant professor beginning August 2021. Teaching responsibilities include courses in Microbiology (one for Biology majors and one for nursing students), and upper-level and general education courses in the candidate's specialty. The successful candidate will also be expected to actively involve undergraduate students in research and other engaged learning opportunities. University and endowed department funding is available to support faculty research with students and travel to professional meetings. Wittenberg University is committed to encouraging the inclusion and success of underrepresented groups in STEM disciplines by increasing faculty diversity. Individuals who identify as racially or ethnically underrepresented in STEM disciplines are especially encouraged to apply.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. (or ABD) and interest in teaching in the liberal arts and sciences context. For further information about the position, please contact Dr. Jim Welch, Chair, Department of Biology, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (937) 327-6409.
Wittenberg is committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of our student body and society at-large. Please see our notice of nondiscrimination housed on our website. The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.
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Departmental review of applications will begin January 8, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.
Interested applicants must apply online; applications will not be accepted by email or postal mail. As part of the application process, please upload:
A cover letter addressing your experience and your motivation for teaching at a small liberal arts institution.;
A curriculum vitae;
Evidence of successful teaching;
A teaching statement that includes upper-level courses you would be interested in teaching and your approach to those classes;
A research statement that describes how you would meaningfully include undergraduate students in your research program;
A statement of your individual commitment to and experiences in advancing diversity and inclusion and how they relate to your future teaching and research; and
Unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts
In addition, please ask your referees (three) to send their recommendation letters via email directly to Ms. Mary Kelly, Academic Administrative Assistant (email@example.com).
If you are a person with a disability and require assistance with the application process, please contact Wittenberg's Human Resources Department at 937-327-7517.