Assistant Professor of Biology

Angelo State University

United States

January 9, 2023

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Job Title Assistant Professor of Biology

Position Number 999248 Department Biology Salary $51,817 Job Summary/Description

The Department of Biology at Angelo State University in San Angelo, TX seeks applicants for the tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Biology with a specialization in the field of Mammalogy. Teaching, research, and service are the primary responsibilities. Candidates are required to possess the teaching skills and experience in some aspect of Mammalogy to engage in research with undergraduate and master's level graduate students. Candidates with a strong interest or experience in college level teaching and research supervision will be preferred. The successful applicant is also expected to attend departmental events and perform other departmental duties as assigned. The position is a nine-month, on-campus appointment with the possibility of teaching summer classes.

Typical Duties/Job Duties

The successful applicant will be expected to develop and teach undergraduate and graduate level courses and labs in their specialty and other departmental service courses as assigned (e.g., Introductory Biology, Zoology, Evolution, Genetics, Cell Biology). The candidate should be willing to teach online courses as needed. The successful applicant is expected to develop an active research program and conduct research with undergraduate and graduate (master's level) students. The applicant will also be expected to participate in departmental, college, and university level service and events, advise students, and be responsible for curation and growth of the mammal collection in the Angelo State Natural History Collection. Teaching load is equivalent to 24 semester credit hours each academic year.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

The successful applicant should possess:

  • Knowledge of mammalogy and related fields sufficient to teach and assess academically rigorous undergraduate and graduate level courses and develop an undergraduate and master's level research program;
  • Knowledge of duties necessary for proper curation of mammal collections;
  • Skill in teaching and research with a strong commitment to high professional standards, organization, interpersonal communication, and collaboration;
  • Ability to develop innovative learning experiences, engage in community service, and participate in professional organizations.
  • Minimum Qualifications

    Earned Ph.D. in Biology or related field from an accredited institution with emphasis in any field of mammalogy. ABD applicants will be considered but the doctorate must be completed by the end of the first semester of employment.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Potential for excellence in teaching, research, and mentoring students. Demonstrated ability to procure external funding. Experience in or knowledge of the maintenance and curation of mammal specimens.

    Physical Requirements

    The successful applicant must be able to perform light work in an office setting and to frequently stand, walk, sit, lift and carry light objects (up to 20 pounds) and perform similar actions throughout the workday.

    EEO Statement

    Angelo State University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to promoting and ensuring equal employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Angelo State University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to employment opportunities for qualified individuals with disabilities. We are committed to ensuring that a qualified individual with a disability has the same rights and privileges in employment as non-disabled employees. If an accommodation is requested for the job application process, please contact our office at (325) 942-2168 or email us at hr@angelo.edu.

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number F183P

    Open Date 05/09/2022 Close Date Desired Start Date 01/09/2023 Review Start Date 07/01/2022 Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Required Number of References

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    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • List of References
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