Assistant/Associate Professor of Biology - Tenure Track

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Employer
Montana State University North
Location
Montana, Montana, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 11, 2021
Closes
Jul 27, 2021
Ref
2223164911
Discipline
Biology, Ecology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Assistant/Associate Professor of Biology -- Tenure Track

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Working Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Biology -- Tenure Track

Brief Position Overview

This is a tenure-track position to teach courses for the Biology Degree Program in addition to courses that support the Nursing, Integrated Health Sciences, and Health/Physical Education programs. Our programs are growing and, as such, candidates that represent diverse areas of expertise in the biological sciences will be considered. Expertise areas are broad and may include, but are not limited to, organismal biology, ecology, and molecular biology.

MSUN will only consider applicants who are authorized to work in the US and MSUN will
not sponsor applicants for work visas.

Faculty Tenure Track Yes

Faculty Rank Assistant or Associate Professor

Position Number

Department Biology

Division College of Arts, Sciences, & Education

Appointment Type Faculty

Contract Term Academic Year

Semester

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FLSA Exempt

Union Affiliation Montana Federation of Public Employees

FTE 1

Benefits Eligible Yes

Compensation Annual

Salary Commensurate with experience and education

Contract Type MUS

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Recruitment Type Open

General Statement

This is a tenure-track position to teach courses for the Biology Degree Program in addition to courses that support the Nursing, Integrated Health Sciences, and Health/Physical Education programs. Our programs are growing and, as such, candidates that represent diverse areas of expertise in the biological sciences will be considered Expertise areas are broad and may include, but are not limited to, organismal biology, ecology, and molecular biology. The successful applicant's teaching responsibilities include human anatomy and physiology, as well as preparation and teaching of labs and courses in their study area. Participation in an active undergraduate research program is encouraged.

Duties and Responsibilities

Teaching classes in area of study;
Preparing for and teaching labs in area of study;
Advising students;
Participating in College and University committees.

Required Qualifications - Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

Doctorate required, but ABD in an applicable biological field by time of appointment may be considered.

Preferred Qualifications - Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

Successful teaching experience at the college level;
Experience teaching human anatomy and physiology;
Scholarly activity;
Ability to teach online courses;
Ability to incorporate instruction technology into course delivery;
Experience advising students for degree completion;
Experience mentoring students from diverse backgrounds.

The Successful Candidate Will

Special Requirements

Physical Demands

Typical classroom and science laboratories.

The Program

The Department

The College

THE UNIVERSITY : Montana State University -Northern ( MSUN ) is a comprehensive, Native American-Serving, Nontribal Institution serving approximately 1000 students in a remarkably large geographic region. It is one of six baccalaureate institutions comprising the Montana University System. The main campus is located in Havre and offers courses leading to degrees in engineering technologies, professional teacher education, business, nursing, and liberal arts leading to certificate, associate, baccalaureate and/or masters' degrees. Courses and programs are also delivered in Great Falls at our sister institution, Great Falls College- MSU . MSUN emphasizes a range of learning delivery options and responds to the needs of a diverse student body.

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Montana State University-Northern ( MSUN ) commits to a learning and working environment that emphasizes the dignity and worth of every member of its community that is free from unlawful discrimination and harassment based upon race, color, religion, national origin, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran status, sex, gender, age, political ideas, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation (taken together, generally, "protected-class harm"). An inclusive environment is necessary for a healthy and productive University community.
Consistent with MSUN's commitment, and with all applicable law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination or harassment, including sexual misconduct prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and will take appropriate action to prevent, resolve, and remediate the effects of protected-class harm.
The Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Policy defines and prohibits protected-class misconduct, and the Discrimination Grievance Procedures set forth the University's processes for addressing and resolving such reports. The Policy and Procedures apply to all University programs and activities, including, but not limited to, admissions, athletics, instruction, grading, University housing, and University employment. In addition, the law prohibits retaliation against an individual for opposing any practices prohibited by this Policy, for bringing or responding to a complaint of discrimination or harassment, for assisting someone with such a complaint, for attempting to stop such discrimination or harassment, or for participating in resolution of a complaint of discrimination or harassment.
Inquiries about the application of Title IX at the University and reports about all forms of protected-class discrimination and harassment should be made to the Director of Human Resources/ Title IX Coordinator:

Human Resources /Title IX
Montana State University-Northern
PO Box 7751
Havre MT 59501
Director of Human Resources/ Title IX Coordinator:
Suzanne Hunger
Suzanne.hunger@msun.edu

Please note that reports can be made at any time, including during non-business hours, by using the email address or listed telephone number (and leaving a private message).

Title IX Coordinator

The Title IX Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the University's compliance with federal and state discrimination and harassment laws, including Title IX. The Title IX Coordinator oversees compliance with the University's Discrimination and Grievance Policy. Specifically, the Title IX Coordinator:

  • Coordinates educational programs and trainings regarding discrimination and harassment prevention for students and employees;
  • Responds to and seeks to resolve reports of discrimination and harassment following the Procedures;
  • Provides information about and, if requested, assists with criminal reporting;
  • Provides information about resources for obtaining advocacy, healthcare, and counseling services; and
  • Coordinates supportive and protective measures for members of the MSUN community.

A full copy of the University's Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Policy and the accompanying Discrimination Grievance Procedures are available on the Human Resources and Title IX website. More information about reporting options, resources, and other information about sexual harassment, including sexual assault, is located at the Human Resources and Title IX website: https://www.msun.edu/hr/titleix/index.aspx
This notice is disseminated annually to students and employees at the Montana State University-Northern.

For further information regarding Title IX and non-discrimination, visit http://www.ed.gov/ocr or contact:
U.S. Department of Education
915 Second Avenue, Room 3310
Seattle, WA 98174-1099
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Montana State University -Northern makes reasonable accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant's ability to compete in the hiring process or an employee's ability to perform the duties of the job. In compliance with the Montana Veteran's Employment Preference Act, MSU -Northern provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim veteran's preference or request accommodation, contact the Office of Human Resources, PO Box 7751, Montana State University-Northern, Havre, MT 59501; 406-265-4147; http://www.msun.edu/hr/forms/EmployPref.pdf

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