Position Title Assistant Professor in Biology
As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University affirms
its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive campus. As we seek to
embody the rich diversity of the human community, we commit ourselves to the
full participation of persons who represent the breadth of human difference.
The university encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups
to apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed to
excellence in educating students for productive, creative and reflective lives
of achievement, leadership and service in a diverse, dynamic and
interdependent world. Its more than 2,300 undergraduates come from 35 states
and 22 countries, and all students study away through Susquehanna's unique
Global Opportunities program. Susquehanna University's 325 acre campus, noted
for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 50 miles north of
Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley, about a three hour drive
from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City. For more information,
please visit https: // www. susqu.edu.
The Department of Biology at Susquehanna University invites applications for a
tenure track Assistant Professor in biology with training in the general area
of microbiology, cell and molecular biology, bioinformatics or epidemiology
beginning in August 2022.
Demonstrated excellence, or evidence of the potential to excel, in
undergraduate teaching, advising and research mentoring is essential, as is
evidence of a strong commitment to pedagogies that foster diversity and
Teaching duties will include microbiology lecture and lab, upper-level courses
in an area of specialization such as microbiology, molecular biology,
bioinformatics or epidemiology, and science courses for non-majors.
The successful candidate be expected to develop a compelling research program,
publish in peer-reviewed scholarly sources, and actively mentor student
capstone research projects. Institutional and departmental service are also
The candidate's research interests should align well with student interest and
be able to take advantage of the research facilities currently provided in the
Natural Science Center.
An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in biology or a related field is required by
date of appointment.
Special Instructions to the Applicant
To be considered, submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of
teaching philosophy and research plans, and a diversity statement addressing
past and/or potential contributions to advancing diversity, equity, and
inclusion through research, teaching, advising, and/or service along with
three letters from references online at https: // jobs.susqu.edu/. Any inquiries
about the position should be sent to the search committee chair, Dr. Tammy
Tobin (firstname.lastname@example.org). Review of applications will begin on December 6,
2021 and continue until the position is filled.
Benefits Eligible Yes
Number of Months 9 months
Other Number of Months
Full-Time/Part-Time Full Time
Posting date 11/15/2021
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Start Date
Posting Number F00133
Diversity & Inclusion Statement
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