Assistant Professor in Biological Sciences

Location
Huntington, West Virginia
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Posted
September 26 2018
Discipline
Life Sciences, Biology
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

The Department of Biological Sciences at Marshall University invites applications for the position of, Assistant Professor in Plant Cell Biology (tenure track) or a closely related field.  The department seeks candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas:  plant physiology, cellular physiology, and signal transduction mechanisms. Experience with greenhouse management is a plus.  The successful candidate will teach introductory and upper-level BSC courses and establish an independent research program that engages both undergraduate and graduate students.  The department seeks candidates who will contribute to the university’s general education curriculum with its emphasis on a common First-Year Seminar and core curriculum courses that enhance students’ critical thinking skills.  The successful candidate must have a PhD in Plant Cell Biology or a closely-related discipline, and a demonstrated record of research publication, active pursuit of research funding, excellent communication skills, and a commitment to excellence in teaching.  Postdoctoral research,  experience mentoring undergraduate research, and demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching are preferred. 

More detailed information on the position, the department, and our community is available at www.marshall.edu/biology/cell_biology_position.  To apply, please go to the job listing at https://marshall.peopleadmin.com/postings/11190.  Applications must include a letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a summary of research interests and plans, and complete contact information for three professional references.  All files must be uploaded to the website.  Review of applications will begin on 1 November and will continue until the position is filled.  Marshall University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to an open and inclusive environment for all employees.