Prairie View A&M University
Department Of Biology
Proposed Minimum Salary
Prairie View, Texas
The Department of Biological Sciences at Prairie View A&M University invites
applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant
Professor, starting in fall 2022. The ideal candidate will have expertise in
teaching introductory lecture and laboratory biology courses.
Teach College Biology I and II or related biological courses to non-major
Experience in teaching, designing and implementing online courses.
Experience teaching large classes (~150 students).
Experience in biology curriculum development, approval and implementation.
Commitment to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, and
Advise students on the degree plan requirements for pre-professional
training for the study of optometry.
Mentor and supervise students through academic advising, pre-optometry and
pre-medical clubs, research and internship opportunities, and departmental
Serve on college-wide committees; participate in departmental activities,
such as ongoing assessment projects, search committees, and regular
Ability to fulfill assessment requirements for courses according to the
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) accreditation
Create and maintain MOUs with professional degree programs; adapt and
align PVAMU programs to promote transfer and grow enrollment in PVAMU
Develop community partnerships to inform workforce and career pathways for
Identify and pursue external funding opportunities.
Conduct and publish research in the area of specialty.
Establish and maintain a competitive research program, in Scholarship of
Teaching & Learning (SoTL).
Maintain competency in the discipline and teaching practices through
professional development activities.
Maintain regular office hours.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Required Education & Experience:
Candidates must have successfully completed a Doctorate (PhD, PharmD, MD,
OD or DVM) in relevant areas of biology
Minimum of three yearsfull-time college teaching experience in Physiology
and General Biology at the undergraduate level.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Demonstrated ability to effectively use technology in teaching and
Demonstrated innovation in teaching large biology classes.
Demonstrated experience with science teaching pedagogy, curriculum and/or
Demonstrate experience with assessment requirements for core curriculum
biology courses according to the Southern Association of Colleges and
Schools (SACSCOC) accreditation standards.
Record of institutional program development and implementation.
Ability to conduct programmatic assessments and contribute to
Ability to advise pre-optometry, pre-dental, pre-health and pre-medical
Record of excellent writing and communication skills as demonstrated
through conference participation, and workshop instruction.
Record of establishing Memorandum of Understanding with partnering
Record of establishing alliances to ensured internship opportunities.
Demonstrated effectiveness working in a collaborative, team setting.
Dedication to increasing access, inclusion and diversity in STEM
Post-doctoral research experience.
Three or more years of undergraduate teaching experience.
Three or more years of experience in academic or career advising.
Two or more years of experience in creating budgets and writing/managing
A proven record or propensity to obtain external funding to support an
active research program.
Record of scholarship and publication in higher tier journals appropriate
to the applicants' field of study.
Job Posting Close Date:
Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box
labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application.
Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover
Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the
required documents listed below are considered optional.
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Application Submission Guidelines:
All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the
closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via
email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered
unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU
The required documents listed in the above "Required Attachments" section must
be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to
ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the
Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at
936-261-1730 or firstname.lastname@example.org should you need assistance with the online
Background Check Requirements:
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal
history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's
verification of credentials and/or other information required by the
institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to