Brackenridge and Cowles Professorships in Biology

Location
San Antonio, Texas
Salary
commensurate with experience
Posted
November 27 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

The Department of Biology at Trinity University invites applications for the George W. Brackenridge Professor of Biology in the area of cellular or molecular biology, and for the Ruth C. and Andrew G. Cowles Professor of Life Sciences in the area of ecology or evolution. We seek two nationally-recognized candidates with an established record of scholarship commensurate with an endowed professorship, who will continue to pursue a substantive, externally-funded research agenda that incorporates mentoring of undergraduate students. For the Brackenridge Professorship, we are most interested in candidates with expertise in epidemiology, virology, immunology, or other fields of cellular or molecular biology that complement and extend departmental expertise in teaching and research. For the Cowles Professorship, we seek candidates in any area of ecology or evolution that extend departmental expertise. The successful candidates will teach both introductory and upper division courses with a dedication to innovative modern pedagogy. These positions also include opportunities to contribute to the broader university curriculum and interdisciplinary programs. The Professors must have a demonstrated commitment to improving diversity, inclusion, and equity in undergraduate STEM education. Salary is commensurate with experience, and the positions include a supplementary research budget.

Trinity University is a small, private, independent liberal arts and sciences university recognized for excellence in teaching and high impact undergraduate research. The university curriculum (https://new.trinity.edu/academics/pathways-trinity-curriculum) and strategic plan (https://strategicplan.trinity.edu/sites/strategicplan.trinity.edu/files/trinity-tomorrow-strategic-plan.pdf) highlight these priorities. The Department of Biology (https://new.trinity.edu/academics/departments/biology), located in Trinity’s state-of-the-art Center for Sciences and Innovation, consists of 13 highly collaborative faculty. The department serves majors in Biology, Neuroscience, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Environmental Studies. Trinity is located in San Antonio, a large, vibrant, cosmopolitan city in south central Texas. The city’s cost of living is relatively low for a major metropolitan area. More information on San Antonio can be found at http://visitsanantonio.com/.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, research plan, statement of commitment to diversity and inclusion, and the names and contact information of three references to biology@trinity.edu. Please direct any inquiries about the Brackenridge Professorship to the committee chair, Kevin Livingstone (klivings@trinity.edu), and inquiries about the Cowles Professorship to committee chair Kelly Lyons (klyons@trinity.edu). Evaluation of applications will begin January 15, 2019 and continue until the positions are filled. All offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Trinity University is an equal opportunity employer, and as such provides equal opportunity for employment and advancement of all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, military/veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any status protected by Federal, State, or Local Laws

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