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Assistant Professor of Biology

North Carolina Wesleyan College
Drake, North Carolina, US
Closing date
Dec 6, 2021

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Conservation science
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North Carolina Wesleyan College seeks applications for an
Assistant Professor of Biology to teach introductory courses for
both majors and non-majors; Human Anatomy and Physiology; and core
and upper-level courses for the Biology and Biomedical science
This is a full-time, tenure track position to begin
Fall 2022. This is an endowed position funded by the Nancy Shaw
Trust Fund.
Requirements and Responsibilities:

A Ph.D. in a biological discipline
Your primary teaching duties include BIO101 - Life Science;
BIO102 - Life Science Laboratory, BIO231 - Anatomy and Physiology
1; BIO232 - Anatomy and Physiology 2; Developmental
Biology/Embryology, and Physiology/Pathophysiology.
Additional teaching may include introductory courses as well as
upper-level courses in your area of expertise that support and
complement the Biology and Biomedical Program.
In addition to love for teaching, we expect you to engage
students through conventional and innovative instructional
strategies. You will have the opportunity to help students learn
life science and basic biology both during and outside the
traditional course meeting time.
Advising and committee work are part of your responsibilities.
You will support our Biomedical program students as an advisor. All
faculty are expected to serve on standing committees.
We grow together as a team. We want to move forward and improve
the Biology department and its programs.
We want NCWC and our students to be successful. You will be
supporting the college aims and students in various ways (attending
student presentations, guiding independent student research
projects, volunteering for open houses, etc.)
A full-time load at North Carolina Wesleyan College involves 12
contact hours per semester consisting of a mixture of lecture and
laboratory courses. Tenure review process emphasizes teaching
effectiveness, college and community service, and scholarship.
Research scholarship is not required but welcome.

How to apply:
Please email a completed application packet to Tammy Harrell at with the
following materials:

A letter of application highlighting relevant advanced degrees
or experiences that demonstrate evidence of qualifications and
motivation to teach undergraduate physiology/pathophysiology,
anatomy & physiology, developmental biology/embryology, other
biomedical sciences courses, and introductory biology courses
A statement of teaching philosophy addressing undergraduate and
liberal arts education
A diversity statement highlighting your experiences (formal and
informal), personal and professional skills, and willingness to
participate/lead efforts to improve our college diversity and
A current curriculum vitae
Copies of transcripts showing academic work in higher education
and degrees received
Contact information of three references who will provide
letters of recommendation upon request

North Carolina Wesleyan College is an undergraduate liberal arts
college, emphasizing teaching excellence and personal attention.
NCWC is classified by the US Department of Education as a Minority
Serving Institution (MSI) and a Primarily Black Institution (PBI).
The college is located in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, and serves
approximately 1,600 students, including adult and professional
students in the evening and online. The student body is diverse
with regard to ethnicity, nationality, and age.
Rocky Mount
is in the eastern coastal plain region of the state, convenient to
the Raleigh-Durham area and beaches, including the Outer Banks.
Washington, DC, and the mountains of North Carolina are also within
easy driving distance.
North Carolina Wesleyan College values a culture
kindness, and understanding
and does not
discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex,
age, marital status, sexual orientation, or disability. Women,
historically underrepresented minorities, and individuals with
disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The review of complete applications will begin immediately and
will continue until a suitable candidate is identified.

Specific questions about the position or the Biology Department can
be directed to Dr. Daniel Elías, Chair of the Search Committee, at

North Carolina Wesleyan College is an equal opportunity
employer; however, the college does not currently sponsor
H-1B/H-1B1 petitions/visas for openings in this position.

Therefore, only candidates who are already legally authorized to
work in the United States will be considered. The Chronicle of Higher Education. Keywords: Assistant Professor, Location: Rocky Mount, NC - 27804
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