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Instructor or Assistant Professor of Biology

Employer
South Dakota Board of Regents
Location
Aberdeen, South Dakota, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jun 23, 2024

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Sector
Academic / Research
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Biology
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
Instructor or Assistant Professor of Biology

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Logo Institution Northern State University Working Title Instructor or Assistant Professor of Biology Posting Number F01448P Department NSU-Biology Physical Location of Position (City) Aberdeen Posting Text

Northern State University seeks a full-time Instructor or Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Biology with a start date of January 2025.

Qualifications: The Department of Science & Math seeks an individual with a Master's or PhD in Biology or closely related field (doctorate preferred or ABD) with a commitment to undergraduate education. Teaching experience is preferred. For an assistant professor, tenure-track position, the ability to conduct research in the candidate's area of expertise is expected.

Responsibilities: The applicant will teach 12 to 15 credit hours per semester, depending on lecturer or professorial contract. Courses may include both introductory and upper-level undergraduate courses. Primary teaching responsibilities will include Human Anatomy & Physiology and Gross Anatomy; other courses may be added based on the candidate's area of expertise and departmental needs. The applicant will engage in research (if tenure-track) and service. The candidate will also be expected to support student recruitment and retention efforts and fulfill other duties as assigned.

Posting Date 04/26/2024 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes First Consideration Date 08/01/2024 Advertised Salary Depends on Experience Duration of the Term 9 months If Other, describe duration Appointment Percent 100 Tenure Status Tenure Track Proposed Rank Assistant Professor Work Hours

Regular faculty teaching and office hours

Typical Hours Worked Per Week 40 Appointment Type Regular Scope of Search External (includes Internal) If internal, define scope of search Department Description and Cultural Expectations

Setting: Northern State University is a premier regional institution characterized by outstanding instruction, extraordinary community relations, and excellent co-curricular opportunities. NSU is consistently ranked as one of the best public undergraduate institutions in the Midwest by U.S. News and World Report. NSU is organized into the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Fine Arts, and College of Professional Studies including the Millicent Atkins School of Education and the School of Business. NSU is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, as well as multiple disciplinary accrediting bodies. NSU is located in Aberdeen, South Dakota, a vibrant community in northeastern SD. The city has a population of approximately 30,000 and is a cultural, retail, banking, agribusiness, and healthcare hub for the region. The University enjoys a positive and strong relationship with the city and region. With more than $100 million invested over the last decade, Northern State University is experiencing transformative positive momentum. Recent new buildings, renovations and projects under construction include significant updates to the Johnson Fine Arts Center and Barnett Athletics Center, three new residence halls, the new Jewett Regional Science Education Center, and a new regional Sports Complex with athletic and recreational fields.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Values: Northern State University is committed to building a welcoming culture of belonging and collegiality that respects diversity in knowledge, culture and world view. Northern seeks faculty who will engage with individuals of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and perspectives to increase awareness, understanding, respect and opportunity for all.

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