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Assistant Professor of Biology Nine month tenure track...
Sul Ross State University | Alpine, Texas
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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Assistant Professor of Biology Nine month tenure track position Location Alpine Department Biological Geo Phy Sciences Job No. Posting Date 11/06/2018 End Date Until Filled Yes Appointment Date 01/01/2019 Salary $47,500 Required

Ph.D. in Biological Sciences, strongly prefer broad training in botany,

with emphasis in molecular techniques and field biology; a strong interest

in teaching excellence; ABD candidates will also be considered.

Preferred Primary Responsibilities

Teach 12 semester credit hours per semester. Courses can include, but not

be limited to, General Botany, Biology for Majors I and II, Plants and

People, Genetics, Cell Biology and advanced courses in their specialty.

Delivery of courses will be through face to face as well as distance

delivery. Candidates are encouraged to establish an externally funded

research program involving undergraduate and graduate students, as well

as participate in professional development, and university and community

service.

Responsible for personal safety and the safety of others; must exercise due caution and practice safe work habits at all times. Position is security sensitive.

Other Information

ABD candidates will be hired as an instructor (tenure-track) until the terminal degree is received.

Applications to be reviewed upon receipt.

Candidates must already be authorized to work in the U.S.

Texas Law requires a 60 day waiting period before new state employees are eligible to enroll in health insurance.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

It is the policy of Sul Ross State University to provide equal employment opportunity for all persons in accordance with their individual, job related qualifications and without consideration of race, creed, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status and ancestry. Equal employment opportunities shall be afforded in all personnel actions or decisions including, but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination and salary. Retaliation is prohibited against a person who opposes a discriminatory practice, files a charge, testifies, assists or participates in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

About SRSU

The Department of Biology, Geology, and Physical Sciences offers BS and MS degrees in biology, chemistry, and geology. The graduate programs in biology and geology enrolls approximately thirty students, primarily thesis seeking. Although research is encouraged, excellence in classroom The Department of Biology, Geology, and Physical Sciences offers BS and MS degrees in biology, chemistry, and geology. The graduate programs in biology and geology enrolls approximately thirty students, primarily thesis seeking. Although research is encouraged, excellence in classroom instruction is the first priority of the department. Further information available on the department website (http://www.sulross.edu/BGPS)

Sul Ross State University, located in Alpine, Texas, is a member of the Texas State University System. It is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor's and master's degrees, and has an enrollment of approximately 2,000 students on campus in Alpine.

At an elevation of 4,480 feet in the scenic Davis Mountains of West Texas, and on the periphery of the Chihuahuan Desert, Alpine enjoys mild winters and cool summers. Davis Mountain State Park, Fort Davis National Historic Site, Big Bend National Park and Guadalupe National Park are all within one to three hours' driving distance from Alpine.

See http://www.sulross.edu

Instructions to applicants

Applications accepted until the position is filled.

Please submit a letter of application, contact information for three references, curriculum vitae, transcripts, statements of teaching philosophy, and research interests.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

* Resume
* Transcripts
* Curriculum Vitae
* Cover Letter

Optional Documents

* Transcript 2
* Transcript 3
* Transcript 4

Supplemental Questions

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