Assistant Professor of Biology - Cell Biologist
The Department of Biology at UW-River Falls seeks a cell biologist studying disease to support our biomedical and health sciences program. Teaching responsibilities will include lecture and laboratory courses in Cell and Molecular Biology and General Biology. Additional courses could include Histology, Neurobiology, Human Heredity, Applications in Molecular Biology, or others depending upon experience. The successful candidate will be expected to develop additional upper level courses in his/her discipline and to integrate authentic research into courses. This is a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track undergraduate faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology. The standard teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester. The successful candidate will be committed to teaching in a primarily undergraduate institution and demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching, advising, and research. Opportunities exist for optional summer employment through teaching, research grants, internship supervision and other funding sources. Anticipated appointment date: August 26, 2019
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
• Teach courses supporting the Biology program, including Cell & Molecular Biology, General Biology, and possibly one of the following: Histology, Neurobiology, Developmental Biology, Immunology, Virology, Animal Cell Culture, Molecular Biology, or other courses depending on the interests and experience of the applicant.
• Establish and maintain peer-reviewed research/scholarly activity.
• Engage in scientific inquiry with undergraduates, inside and/or outside of classes.
• Serve as academic advisor for Biology majors.
• Be involved in department, college, and university committees as well as
community service where academic expertise can be shared.
• Ph.D. in Biology or related discipline at the time of hire.
• Teaching experience at the college/university level.
• Research experience in Cell Biology or related field, with a record of publication.
• Ability to contribute to the University’s commitment to enhancing student awareness
and appreciation of diverse ethnic and cultural heritages.
• Postdoctoral or comparable experience.
• Experience teaching undergraduate courses and evidence of teaching