Assistant Professor of Biology

Boca Raton, Florida
Full-time Lynn University employees have the opportunity to enroll in any of the Lynn University-spo
March 05 2019
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Lynn University is an innovative, global and personalized college based in Boca Raton, Florida. Our 3,000 students are from approximately 100 countries. Our NCAA Division II Fighting Knights athletics program has won 24 national championships (and counting!)

The Chronicle of Higher Education consistently recognizes us as a "Great College to Work For" with high scores in compensation and benefits; work/life balance; job satisfaction; respect and appreciation, and more.

As a Lynn employee, you will help us build a better world with our students. Lynn is currently accepting applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Biology.

Lynn University is seeking a Population Biologist for the position of Assistant Professor of Biology in the College of Arts and Sciences. The duties of this position will primarily be to design and teach undergraduate courses in both the Biology major, and in Scientific Literacy within the university's thematic core curriculum, The Dialogues. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in the Biological Sciences, with a focus on one or more of the following fields: Evolution, Molecular Evolution, Population Genetics, Ecological Genetics, Ecological Genomics, Population Genomics, or a related field in Population Biology.

At Lynn University, faculty actively contribute to curriculum through course development as well as teaching. Faculty also advise and mentor students from various major programs and liaise with campus offices for the benefit of students. Faculty are expected to offer professional and scholarly contributions and to actively participate in service to the University and local community. Additionally, expanding on the University's longstanding citizenship, cultural, and career preparation programs, faculty are often encouraged to collaborate with the newly developed Social Impact Lab. The Social Impact Lab was established to generate positive impact, both locally and globally, through sustainable concepts.

The anticipated start date for the position is August 2019. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until March 31. Applicants selected for initial screening will be contacted in January 2019 by a member of the screening committee.