Assistant/Associate/Professor on Education Pathway

The University of Vermont

United States

August 25, 2022


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Position will be posted for a minimum of one week, after which it is subject to removal without notice.

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The Department of Biochemistry in the University of Vermont, Robert Larner, MD, College of Medicine is seeking a full-time faculty member at the Assistant/Associate/Professor level in the Educator-track pathway. The successful applicant will be joining a growing group of collaborative educators to contribute to the momentum of our growing teaching responsibilities in biochemistry. Experience with asynchronous, on-line education is preferred. In addition to teaching, the candidate will be expected to engage in scholarly activity in the realm of biomedical science education.

The applicant will be joining an expanding Department with over $35 million in external funding in the last four years. Education is a priority for the Department of Biochemistry and the recruited faculty member will participate in, as well as provide leadership for, departmental responsibilities in undergraduate, graduate, and medical education. Engagement in the Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biosciences programs as well as in the Master of Medical Sciences program will increase departmental capacity and capabilities in the College and University educational missions. Strategic approaches to increase educational offerings and expand enrollment will be priorities. Mentorship will be provided throughout the career continuum and there is an expectation to proactively support diversity, equity, and inclusion. Service contributions at the departmental, institutional, and biomedical research community levels are expected.

The University is located in Burlington, Vermont, and enjoys a panoramic setting on the shores of Lake Champlain, between the Green Mountains of Vermont and the Adirondack Mountains of New York. Burlington, a city of 43,000 in a metropolitan area of 214,000, is often rated as one of the best small cities in America. Widely known for its music and food scene as well as its outdoor and adventure lifestyle (Outside Magazine and National Geographic), Burlington has also been hailed as a top technology hub (Forbes) and a city of the future (Business Insider). Furthermore, Burlington's vibrant entrepreneurial and high-technology ecosystem has been recognized by the National Science Foundation's US Ignite program, the national TechHire City network, and the Kauffman Foundation. While located in the idyllic rural state of Vermont, our frontier paradise is only a two-hour drive to Montreal and a four-hour drive to Boston. In addition, Burlington International Airport offers direct flights to numerous North American destinations.

The University of Vermont is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and inclusive excellence of the academic community through their teaching, service, and scholarship. We are an educationally purposeful community seeking to prepare students to be accountable leaders in a diverse and changing world. Members of the University of Vermont community embrace and advance the values of Our Common Ground: Openness, Respect, Responsibility, Integrity, Innovation, and Justice. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to the ideals of accessibility, inclusiveness, and academic excellence as reflected in the tenets of Our Common Ground (https: // www.

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law. The University encourages applications from all individuals who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution.

Candidates must have a Ph.D., medical, or equivalent degree in a relevant field of study and postdoctoral or industrial experience. Interested candidates must apply online at: https: // Please upload a PDF file containing the following, separate elements:

1) A cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for this position;

2) A current curriculum vitae;

3) A teaching philosophy statement;

4) A statement on how you will contribute to advancing diversity and inclusive excellence at the University of Vermont;

5) The names and email addresses of three references who can be contacted for letters of support before a candidate is advanced in the search process. After the initial review of applications, references may be contacted to submit their letters directly to the Search Committee Chair.

Applications without each of these components will not be considered. Review will begin immediately until the position is filled. Anticipated start date is August 1st, 2022. Salary will be set at a level appropriate to the successful applicant's qualifications and experience.

Inquiries about the position should be addressed to:

Stephen Everse, PhD

Associate Professor of Biochemistry (Search Committee Chair)

Job Open Date 06/07/2022 Job Close Date Category

Position Information

Posting Number F2260PO

Department Biochemistry/55110 Advertising/Posting Title Assistant/Associate/Professor on Education Pathway FLSA Exempt Position Number 00026053 Employee FTE 1.0 Employee Term (months) 12

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