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Assistant Professor of Biology

Baker University
Washington, Dist. of Columbia, US
Closing date
Oct 6, 2022

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
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Full time
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Assistant Professor of Biology

The Department of Biology and Chemistry at Baker University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position starting January 2023 (preferred) or August 2023. Candidates with expertise in cell, molecular, or microbiology will be given priority consideration. Teaching responsibilities include the first Cellular and Molecular Biology course for the major, Microbiology for pre-healthcare students, upper-level courses in the candidate's area, as well as courses that contribute to the general education program. The successful applicant will also be expected to mentor undergraduate research projects in their area of expertise, participate in academic advising of students, serve the university through committee work, and demonstrate a commitment to continued professional development and teaching excellence.

Baker University began its liberal arts tradition in 1858 as the first university in Kansas. The campus is located 45 minutes west of Kansas City and 15 minutes south of Lawrence, Kansas. The biology laboratories are located in a recently renovated science building, and we are fortunate to be able to provide funding for student research projects.

Qualifications: A PhD in a biological science is required. Postdoctoral experience is viewed as an advantage. The successful candidate must have demonstrated an interest in and an aptitude for teaching undergraduates.

Applications should include a cover letter, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, curriculum vitae, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Application deadline is September 15, 2022. Arrange to have sent two confidential letters of recommendation (including phone numbers and email addresses of references, at least one of which addresses teaching ability) to or Human Resources, Baker University, PO Box 65, Baldwin City, Kansas 66006 with attention to Dr. Erin R. Morris. Please send attachments in either MS Word or Adobe pdf. Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Chronicle of Higher Education. Keywords: Biology - Assistant Professor, Location: Washington, DC - 20037
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