Assistant Professor in Environmental Science/Biology

Location
Pembroke, North Carolina (US)
Posted
Feb 11, 2019
Closes
Apr 12, 2019
Discipline
Biology
Job Level
Entry level
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary

The Department of Biology invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Environmental Science/Biology. We are seeking a broadly trained individual to teach and develop a variety of undergraduate courses, depending on the candidate's background and qualifications, in areas such as animal husbandry, nutrition, breeding, sustainable livestock management, aquaculture, community food systems, introductory biology or related topics, beginning Fall 2019 (9-month appointment).

 Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Agriculture, Animal Science, or a closely related discipline. The successful candidate is expected to be active in publication and presentation of scholarly research in sustainable agriculture and mentor undergraduate research.

Preferred candidates will have experience working and communicating with diverse agricultural industries and contribute to further development of our new Environmental Science Scientific Agriculture track or emphasis. Candidates will also be expected to engage in university and departmental service

Applicants must apply via the UNC Pembroke Online Employment System; each applicant must submit: 1) a letter of interest, 2) Curriculum Vitae, and 3) names, addresses, and phone numbers of three academic references. Transcripts needed only upon request.

Communications can be directed to: Dr. Rita Hagevik, Chair of Search Committee, Dept. of Biology, University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Box 1510, Pembroke, NC 28372. Special consideration will be given to applications that are received by February 25, 2019.

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.

Per the requirements of the Clery Act of 1998, the Campus Security Report can be found at:
https://www.uncp.edu/resources/title-ix-clery-compliance/unc-pembroke-annual-security-and-fire-safety-reports-clery-report

UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.