Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor - Microbiology

Kansas City
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May 07 2021
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Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor - 36543
University of Missouri – Kansas City
School of Biological & Chemical Sciences

The School of Biological & Chemical Sciences at the University of Missouri-Kansas City invites applications for a ranked, non-tenure track, full-time, 12-month, benefit-eligible Teaching Faculty position to start in July 2021. Primary responsibilities include teaching microbiology with laboratory for undergraduate and professional school students, as well as other biology courses in their areas of expertise or to meet departmental teaching needs. Additional service responsibilities include course and curriculum development, working collaboratively with other faculty members and mentoring undergraduate and graduate biology students.

The Division of Biology in the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences grants B.A., B.S., M.A., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees, the latter in two disciplines, Cell Biology & Biophysics and Molecular Biology & Biochemistry. UMKC has a strong focus in life sciences with programs in the School of Biological & Chemical Sciences, the School of Medicine, the School of Pharmacy, the School of Dentistry, and the School of Nursing and Health Studies. We support a summer experience and academic cohort for incoming students to better support students of color and underrepresented minorities from our surrounding urban communities. We seek faculty with a commitment to increasing academic and research opportunities for students of color and underrepresented minorities within the STEAM fields.

Application Instructions

Applicants must possess a Ph.D., M.D. or D.V.M. prior to the start of the contract period. Post-doctoral experience and/or a record of classroom teaching is preferred, but not required.

Salary is negotiable and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

All applicants should submit in one .pdf file the following: a cover letter, a CV including a list of courses taught and number of students (if applicable), previous teaching evaluations (if applicable), a brief statement of teaching philosophy including evidence of culture inclusiveness in your pedagogy, and contact information for three references.

To be considered for the position, applicants must apply through the UMKC recruiting portal by Clicking Here. Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled. Please direct related inquiries to Mary L. Flores (, School of Biological & Chemical Sciences, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 5007 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, MO 64110. If experiencing technical problems, please call 855-524-0002.

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Diversity at UMKC is central to our mission as an urban-serving institution.Kansas City's greatness is reflected in our numbers where40% of the population are people of color.The cultural diversityin our cityincludes African,African American, Asian, Latino, Italian, Irish, German, Native American, Slavic, Mediterranean and Middle Easterncommunities.Wecherish ourthrivingneighborhoods of theWestside, Northeast Kansas City, and the Eastside, whichshowcase therich ethnic fabric ofour city. Major attractions such as the Annual Ethnic Enrichment Festival, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, the Filipino Cultural Center, the American Jazz Museum, Guadalupe Centers and Mattie Rhodes and Kansas City Irish Fest are a small sample of the many ways our diverse city enriches us.

As is stated in Pillar 4 of our strategic plan, which says to foster an environment of invigorating multiculturalism, globalism, diversity and inclusion,we aim to reflectthe wonderfulcommunityin which we reside.Our values call us to position ourselves as global citizens who seek out, embrace and celebrate the many benefits of diversity. At UMKC we seek to continually demonstrate our commitment to multiculturalism, globalism, diversity, and inclusion in our teaching, service and research. We welcome applicants to share in our commitment to these core values and know that you will quickly understandlearn the beauty of calling Kansas City your home.

Please visit these pages to learn more about UMKC's engagement in diversity, equity and inclusion

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