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Assistant Professor

Miami University
Hamilton, Ohio
Not Specified.
Closing date
Mar 24, 2023

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Life Sciences, Biology
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Full Time
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Biological Sciences: Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in Biological Sciences to teach general biology, courses in organismal biology or diversity, and/or area of expertise at the Hamilton Campus, maintain an active research program and seek extramural funding, advise students, and provide service to the institution and profession. Appointment begins fall semester 2023.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Biology or closely related field by date of appointment.

Desired Qualifications: Consideration may be given to candidates with postdoctoral experience and/or prior teaching experience at the college level; a biologist who explores mechanisms that underlie animal diversity or behavior at any level of biological organization, while also teaching courses within their area of expertise; will have research interests that complement those of current faculty and that show potential for research collaborations with other Miami biologists.

Application Instructions: Submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research plans that includes evidence of research quality, a statement of teaching philosophy with evidence of teaching quality and a list of courses taught, and a 1-page statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service to

Department will request letters of recommendation from references listed in application

Inquiries may be addressed to Dr. Paul Harding at Screening of applications will begin March 15, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled.

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