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Assistant Professor of Biology

Employer
Presbyterian College
Location
Clinton, South Carolina, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Oct 18, 2021

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The Presbyterian College Biology Department invites applications
for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor
level starting in August 2022. We are seeking a highly qualified
individual with specific expertise in developmental biology.

Successful candidates will hold a PhD in Developmental
Biology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, or an equivalent degree and
demonstrate commitment to pursuing excellence in science teaching
within a liberal arts curriculum. Teaching responsibilities will
include developing an upper-level developmental biology course,
contributing to the introductory biology sequence, and teaching an
upper-level genetics course as needed. Candidates are expected to
develop an active research program mentoring undergraduates within
a teacher-scholar framework and will have the opportunity to pursue
external funding and publications for advancing the undergraduate
research endeavors of the department. The candidate will have the
opportunity to be supported by the department's NIH-funded South
Carolina-INBRE research program. Additionally, the candidate will
have the opportunity to contribute to a cross-department
Biochemistry program accredited by the American Society for
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) as well as contribute to
our recently developed Computational Biology
program.

Presbyterian College (PC) is a liberal arts college affiliated
with the Presbyterian Church USA. The college is committed to an
equitable and inclusive learning environment for all students,
supports academic freedom, and encourages community involvement.
Located in Clinton, South Carolina, PC is approximately 40 minutes
from Greenville and Spartanburg, South Carolina and about one hour
from Columbia, South Carolina. The region offers abundant
opportunity for social and recreational activities, with easy
access to Asheville and Charlotte, North Carolina, and Atlanta,
Georgia.

Interested individuals should send a letter describing your
motivation for applying for this position, curriculum vitae, a
statement on contributions to diversity, a statement of teaching
experience and philosophy, and a brief research plan in one pdf
file to:
Dr. Margo Petukh,
mpetukh@presby.edu.
References and official transcripts
will be requested at a later stage in the process. The department
particularly invites applications from groups underrepresented
within the Biology profession.
If you have questions, please
contact the PC Biology Department Chair, Dr. Stuart Gordon,
sggordon@presby.edu. Review of applications will begin on
October 15, 2021 and continue until position is filled.

Presbyterian College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The
College seeks to hire the most qualified candidate and does not
discriminate against any legally protected class.

The Chronicle of Higher Education. Keywords: Assistant Professor, Location: Clinton, SC - 29325
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