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Position Title Assistant Professor of Biology
Position Number 320020
Department College of Science & Mathematics
The Department of Biological Sciences in the College of Science and
Mathematics at the University of the Virgin Islands is seeking a candidate for
a full time position (non-tenure track) at the rank of Assistant or
Associate Professor for Fall 2022. Commitment to quality undergraduate
teaching, continuing scholarship, and university and community service is
The University of the Virgin Islands is a Historically Black publicly
supported land-grant institution. UVI is seeking faculty who will ensure high
academic standards in a nurturing and learner-centered environment in keeping
with our HBCU status through scholarly research and teaching excellence.
Appointees must be able to work productively with colleagues and students of
diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds; serve on the University's committees;
and contribute to the implementation of the University's Strategic Plan,
Greatness Through Innovation.
The College of Science and Mathematics
(https: // www. uvi.edu/academics/science-math/default.aspx) offers
undergraduate programs in Biology, Marine Biology, Chemistry, Computer
Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, and Process Technology as well as Masters
programs in Marine and Environmental Science, and Mathematics for Secondary
Teachers. In addition, the College includes research centers that bridge the
STEM fields: the Center for Marine and Environmental Sciences, the Caribbean
Green Technology Center, the Virgin Islands Center for STEM Education Research
and Practice, and the Etelman Observatory. UVI is the lead institution for NSF
EPSCoR funding for our territorial program Mare Nostrum Caribbean: Stewardship
Through Strategic Research and Workforce Development (https: // viepscor.com/)
with a focus on integrating physical, biological and human factors to explain
the process of ecosystem dynamics, disease, and demographics on coral reefs.
The College also has student training programs supported by NSF, NIH, and DOE.
A Ph.D. in Biology, Marine Biology, or related field from an accredited
institution is preferred. Must possess a record of or potential for
achievement in teaching, academic research and service.
The ideal candidate will have: demonstrated excellence in teaching at the
college level; adaptability and genuine interest in teaching; experience and
motivation to engage undergraduate and graduate students in research, teach a
graduate course in the Master of Marine and Environmental Science Program, and
work collaboratively with the research faculty and instructional faculty on
developing research, and the inclusion of research and project-based learning
in undergraduate and graduate laboratory curricula. All areas of biology will
be considered, but preference will be given to individuals with expertise in
one or more of the following: evolution, ecology, marine sciences, anatomy &
physiology, environmental science, botany, biostatistics. Ideal applicants
will also be able to work collaboratively with other UVI faculty, especially
those across the STEM fields and in our research centers.
Posting Number F180
Location St. Thomas
Position Type Faculty
Number of Vacancies- part time 1
Posted Salary $55-60,000
Advertised Job Duties
Open Date 01/04/2022
Close Date 03/03/2022
Special Instructions to Applicant
Email is the preferred method of communicating with applicants at the
University of Virgin Islands. You will be required to supply your email
address during the application process.
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA) ACCOMMODATION:
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, anyone who needs an
ADA accommodation for the purposes of employment should contact the Human
Resources Office at (340)693-1410.
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