Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Biology - Aquatic Ecologist

Williamsport, Pennsylvania
July 09 2021
Life Sciences, Biology
Position Type
Full Time
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The Biology Department at Lycoming College invites applications for a full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor position with a starting date of August 2022.  Teaching responsibilities will include separate upper-level courses in Ecology, Aquatic Biology, Invertebrate Zoology, introductory courses for majors and/or non-majors, and one or more upper-level courses in the candidate’s areas of interest.  Opportunity exists to participate in the Lycoming College Clean Water Institute, contribute to the Environmental Science minor, and to the creation and implementation of the Environmental Science major.  The successful candidate will be expected to possess experience and expertise in GIS and to develop a research program involving undergraduate students. Ph.D. required and previous teaching experience at the undergraduate level is preferred.

To apply, submit a cover letter, a curriculum vita, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and separate statements of teaching philosophy and research interests.  Applications may be uploaded directly on our employment opportunities webpage. Please submit three letters of recommendation (at least one of which speaks to teaching ability), along with contact information for your references, these can be emailed to jobs@lycoming.edu or these can be mailed to: Attention: Missy Cashner, HR Generalist Lycoming College One College Place, Campus Box 861, Williamsport, PA  17701   Questions about the position may be addressed to Dr. Dave Broussard, Biology Department, broussar@lycoming.edu. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled. A post-offer, pre-employment drug screen will be conducted. 

Founded in 1812, Lycoming College is one of the nation’s oldest and most respected residential liberal arts colleges. Lycoming is ranked by Forbes as a Top ROI College and by The Princeton Review as one of The 386 Best Colleges. Lycoming College’s strong endowment-per-student and fiscal acumen provide the foundation to support a first-rate undergraduate education. The College is dedicated to providing a high-quality liberal arts and sciences education including more than 100 majors, minors, and concentrations. Our community of scholars collaborates with and mentors our diverse student body of 1,200 active learners, including 37 percent international and domestic students of color, representing 39 states, territories, and countries. Students compete in 17 NCAA Division III sports, participate in faculty-driven research, thrive in a robust program of internships, and study abroad in more than two dozen countries. Lycoming is located in Williamsport, PA, a city rich in the arts and ideally situated for outdoor recreation. Williamsport is the site of a world-class healthcare system (UPMC Susquehanna), modern manufacturing, federal offices and county seat, energy and natural gas resources, and home to and the birthplace of the Little League World Series. Learn more at www.lycoming.edu.

Lycoming College proudly celebrates and values diversity. We are committed to fostering an inclusive campus community supporting all faculty, staff, and students. We encourage applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and all who are interested in supporting and contributing to our mission. Lycoming College is an equal opportunity employer.