Assistant Professor in Biology or Related Biomedical Field

Location
Ohio, United States
Salary
Not specified
Posted
October 31 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

Position summary

The Department of Biology at the University of Dayton invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Biology or related biomedical field, specializing in any biomedical discipline including but not limited to genetics, epigenetics, genomics, neuroscience, cell signaling, developmental biology and regenerative biology. The position begins August 16, 2022.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

Teaching expectations include an upper-level lecture and laboratory course in Molecular Biology and the development of an upper-level lecture course in the successful applicant’s area of expertise. There will also be the opportunity to create other courses that contribute to the Biology major and our Neuroscience minor. The faculty hire will be expected to serve as a research mentor to Masters and Ph.D. students in our graduate program, and serve as an academic advisor to biology and pre-medicine majors. The candidate will be expected to develop a nationally competitive, extramurally funded research program that involves Ph.D., M.S. and undergraduate students. In addition, the faculty hire will be expected to participate in the Biology Department’s outside speaker program, a graduate special topics journal club course, and to supervise an occasional undergraduate seminar course. 

Opportunities

The UD Biology department has a growing national and international profile. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be engaged with the University of Dayton Integrative Science and Engineering Center (ISE; see 

https://udayton.edu/artssciences/ctr/ise/programs/index.php for more information) and have the potential for research interaction with the University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI; see https://udayton.edu/udri/ for more information) 

The university and the department value inclusive excellence because we recognize that diversity, equity and inclusion are fundamental to academic and institutional excellence. Inclusive excellence requires a comprehensive, cohesive and collaborative alignment of infrastructure, resources and actions. We strive to be active, intentional, and sustain engagement with and celebration of diversity in every dimension of institutional life. Because we seek a community with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage all interested candidates to apply. 

Minimum qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. or international equivalent degree in Biology, or a related biomedical discipline.
  • Postdoctoral research experience in a biomedical discipline.
  • Record of peer-reviewed scientific publications in a biomedical discipline.
  • Articulated commitment to inclusive excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level and to support the department’s and UD’s commitment to the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Effective written communication skills.

Application process: 

A complete application consists of a one page cover letter addressing all minimum qualifications and any preferred qualifications met, curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests that is no more than three pages, a statement of teaching interest and philosophy of no more than two pages, a one page statement of support to UD’s commitment to inclusive excellence and to the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion and how these principles inform your work, and contact information for at least three references. Letters of recommendation will be required at a later part of the interview process.

For a full list of qualifications and to apply, go to: https://employment.udayton.edu/cw/en-us/job/499294/assistant-professor-in-biology-or-related-biomedical-field

Applications must be received by November 30, 2021 at 11:55 PM EST.

 

The University of Dayton is a top tier, Catholic research university with offerings from the undergraduate to the doctoral levels.  Founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, the University is a diverse community committed to advancing the common good through intellectual curiosity, academic rigor, community engagement and local, national and global partnerships. Guided by the Marianist educational philosophy, we educate the whole person and link learning and scholarship with leadership and service.

 

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.

The University is also pleased to provide support for spouses of prospective and newly hired faculty through its dual career program. While we cannot guarantee placement, we serve as an effective resource and support system for your spouse. Information can be found at http://www.udayton.edu/hr/employee_resources/dual_career_resources.php

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