Tenure-track positions (2)-Texas

Agency
Stephen F. Austin State Univ.
Location
Nacogdoches, Texas, USA
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
commensurate with experience
Start Date
08/19/2019
Last Date to Apply
11/05/2018
Website
http://www.sfasu.edu/academics/colleges/sciences-math/biology
Description
The Department of Biology at Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA) invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor rank, beginning in Fall 2019. The focal areas for these hires are molecular biology and aquatic ecology - further details are provided below. The following conditions are relevant to both positions: Candidates must have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, and mentorship of student research. Preference will be given to individuals with postdoctoral appointments, experience mentoring students, and a record of grantsmanship and peer-reviewed publication. Salary is based on a 9-month contract, and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Participation in outreach and service is expected, including involvement with program assessment and appropriate student organizations. The individuals hired for either position must maintain a research program that involves undergraduate and M.S. students, and results in peer-reviewed publications. Applications must be received before 5 November 2018 in order to receive full consideration. Stephen F. Austin State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.  SFA is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity.  The university encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.
Qualifications
For the position in aquatic ecology: At the time of hire, the successful applicant must have a Ph.D. in the biological sciences with an emphasis in field-based aquatic biology. The successful applicant will teach courses in introductory biology, general ecology, limnology/aquatic biology, and upper-/graduate-level courses in the applicant’s area of expertise. Collaboration with faculty within and external to the department is encouraged. Applications must be made through SFA's Human Resources website at the following URL: http://careers.sfasu.edu/hr/postings/3442 For the position in molecular biology: At the time of hire, the successful applicant must have a Ph.D. in the biological sciences with experience in molecular genetics and genomics. The successful applicant will teach courses in introductory biology, cell biology, genetics, and molecular biology, and upper-/graduate-level courses in the applicant’s area of expertise.  The ability to teach a physiology course is desirable.   Collaboration with faculty within and external to the department is encouraged; opportunities also exist to mentor M.S. students in the department's biotechnology program. Applications must be made through SFA's Human Resources website at the following URL: http://careers.sfasu.edu/hr/postings/3507
Contact Person
Kasey Goss
Contact Phone
9364683601
Contact eMail
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