Professor of Practice - Biotechnology
The Department of Biology at Syracuse University (biology.syr.edu) is seeking applications for a non-tenure-track Professor of Practice to teach Biotechnology undergraduate and graduate level classes in our multidisciplinary biotechnology programs, starting in fall 2022. In addition to a 3+2 teaching load, the successful applicant will provide input into curricular and co-curricular programing to ensure better preparation for work in industry. They will also contribute to student recruitment, student advising, program management, and internship placements. This position will initially have a renewable contract of three years. Professors of Practice are full members of the departmental and university community and are eligible to vote on department, college and university decisions excluding tenure-track faculty hiring and promotion and tenure decisions.
Candidates should have experience in the field of Biotechnology, including preferably industry experience. Prior teaching experience would be a major asset, especially experience teaching laboratory classes. An M.S or Ph.D. in a relevant area of Biology or a closely related field is preferred but not required. Syracuse University is particularly interested in candidates who demonstrate past accomplishment toward fostering diversity and inclusion in their teaching or professional roles.
For full consideration, candidates must complete an online application and electronically submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, diversity statement describing plans for or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion in the classroom and program and contact information for three professional references through www.sujobopps.com (job# 076341, direct link via https://www.sujobopps.com/postings/93516). Review of applications will start on June 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.
Located between the Adirondack Mountains, Finger Lakes, and Lake Ontario regions of upstate New York, the metropolitan area of Syracuse boasts myriad cultural and recreational opportunities and offers a wide array of inexpensive urban, small town, and rural living. For additional information, please contact the Associate Chair and Director of Undergraduate Studies for Biology, Heather Coleman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Syracuse University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to equality of opportunity and a diverse work force. Members of groups traditionally underrepresented in higher education are strongly encouraged to apply.