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Assistant Professor, Biology, UC Clermont College

UC Clermont College
Clermont County, Ohio, US
Closing date
Jan 25, 2022

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Ecology, Biology
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Employment Type
Full time
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UC Clermont College provides student-centered undergraduate education in an open-access, regional college environment. We foster diversity as well as intellectual, cultural, and social development in our community. UC Clermont College has an enrollment of approximately 3,000 students and is located in Batavia, Ohio, twenty miles east of the University of Cincinnati's downtown campus. We offer a variety of associate's degrees, two-year technical degrees and certificates, and prepare students for transition or transfer into baccalaureate degree programs. UC Clermont's open-access nature presents a unique opportunity for faculty with a strong commitment to provide a solid foundation for students at all levels to develop their academic skills and reach their educational goals.

To this end, the Science & Health Department at UC Clermont College seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Biology at the level of Assistant Professor. The position will begin August 15, 2022, unless otherwise indicated.

Tenure-track faculty responsibilities include the following:

· Teaching twelve (12) credit-hours for each of two primary semesters (Fall and Spring), including lectures and labs during day, and possibly evenings as needed.

· Scheduling a minimum of four (4) office hours per week,

· Participating in ongoing scholarship and/or research, and

· Participating in service to the department, college, university, and community.

All candidates must demonstrate/provide evidence of effective teaching and professional development and must have appropriate degrees awarded by the time of appointment.

Position Description: Selected candidates should expect to focus on teaching first and second year biology courses, including non-majors' courses, but may be asked to teach other courses included in the Biology department.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in biology, or a closely related field (e.g., zoology, microbiology, ecology), and one (1) year college-level teaching experience as the primary instructor. The candidate must demonstrate a commitment to maintaining high academic standards while encouraging and supporting students with diverse backgrounds, interests, and aptitudes.

Ideal Qualifications: Experience in teaching a broad base of biology courses, proficient in using innovative instructional technologies and techniques, and at least two (2) years teaching biology in an institution where students have varied interests, degrees of preparation, and aptitude. Experience teaching lecture and lab in Microbiology is also desirable.

To apply for this position, go to . Only applications received through this web site will be considered.

All applications require:

· A cover letter;

· Current CV;

· Names and contact information for three (3) professional references;

· A brief statement of teaching philosophy;

· Evidence of excellent teaching effectiveness, including available student evaluations;

· Evidence of professional development.

· A statement from the candidate describing what diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) means to them; providing specific examples of how they have promoted an inclusive environment in their classrooms (750 words maximum).

Any application that does not contain all required documentation will not be considered.

Applicants requiring sponsorship are not being considered at this time.



The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
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