Open Rank Assoc/Assistant Professor - Biological Sciences

North Carolina State University

United States

February 5, 2022

Description

Posting Details Posting Number PG191332EP

Internal Recruitment No Working Title Open Rank Assoc/Assistant Professor - Biological Sciences Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate with Rank and Experience $90,000 - $110,000 Work Schedule Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Job Location Morehead City, NC Department Biological Sciences About the Department

The Department of Biological Sciences (https: // bio.sciences.ncsu.edu), within the College of Sciences at NC State University (NC State) is dedicated to research and teaching in a broad range of aspects of the biological sciences. The Department has strong undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral programs and substantial extramural support to develop and maintain integrative research programs. Additionally, the Department partners with other life sciences units across the University to enhance its mission to conduct interdisciplinary research and training programs.

NC State's Center for Marine Sciences and Technology (CMAST; https: // cmast.ncsu.edu/) is a multi-college and inter-disciplinary coastal facility and program, and serves as a nexus for partnerships with federal, state, county and private institutions with research and education capabilities centered in the Morehead City/Beaufort area of North Carolina. Faculty based at CMAST represent a unique blend of basic and applied research foci, as well as extension and teaching responsibilities.

Essential Job Duties

The Department of Biological Sciences in the College of Sciences at NC State invites candidates to apply for a tenure-track faculty position in Coastal Environmental Toxicology/Eco-Physiology at the rank of Assistant Professor.

Applicants should have a doctoral degree and relevant postdoctoral experience. We are particularly interested in applicants conducting research that utilizes innovative approaches to assess how environmental contaminants, abiotic, and climatic factors impact marine or estuarine animal ecology, physiology, or other aspects of animal biology toward sustaining a biodiverse and productive coastal ecosystem, as well as the health and well-being of communities that rely on its resources. The candidate will be a member of the Department of Biological Sciences and be located at NC State's Center of Marine Sciences and Technology (CMAST) along the beautiful Bogue Sound in Morehead City, NC.

The hire will be expected to develop and maintain an extramurally funded, nationally recognized independent research program, and to support the academic mission of the department including teaching and student training. It is anticipated the candidate will bridge and build upon existing strengths in aquatic animal and environmental health, integrative physiology, marine sciences, seafood safety, fisheries science, genetics/genomics, the Center for Human Health and the Environment and/or other programs within the department, CMAST and the University.

Inclusiveness and diversity are critical to the success of the College of Sciences and the University as a whole. The selected candidate will be expected to actively contribute to a community that is respectful, inclusive, and welcoming of all groups. We encourage applications from candidates who identify as members of groups that are underrepresented. Support will include a competitive start-up package, laboratory space, and an interactive research environment. NC State provides a vibrant environment for research, teaching, and mentoring across disciplines. Rich opportunities exist for collaborations with faculty at CMAST and across our central campus. Our location in the Research Triangle and along the coast facilitates interaction with faculty at other institutions as well as with industry and government agencies. The candidate will be expected to participate in collaborative, multi-investigator research and training initiatives that include NC State biologists, toxicologists, environmental scientists, and others to maintain a high-impact program in environmental biology.

Other Responsibilities

Perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Education and Experience

Applicants should have a doctoral degree and relevant postdoctoral experience.

Other Required Qualifications

The successful candidate is expected to participate in collaborative, multi- investigator research and training initiatives that include NC State faculty across multiple disciplines and to maintain a high-impact program in Coastal Environmental Toxicology/Eco-Physiology.

Preferred Qualifications

We are particularly interested in applicants conducting research that utilizes innovative approaches to assess how environmental contaminants, abiotic, and climatic factors impact marine or estuarine animal ecology, physiology, or other aspects of animal biology toward sustaining a biodiverse and productive coastal ecosystem, as well as the health and well-being of communities that rely on its resources.

Required License(s) or Certification(s)

NA

Valid NC Driver's License required No Commercial Driver's License required No

Job Open Date 11/08/2021

Anticipated Close Date Open until filled. Special Instructions to Applicants

In addition to your application please submit the following:

  • cover letter describing their vision for success at NC State,
  • curriculum vitae, including contact information for at least three references,
  • 3-page (maximum) research statement outlining the goals of their research program,
  • 2-page (maximum) teaching statement, and
  • a 500-word statement describing their direct professional experiences that have supported diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), and their plans for contributing to DEI efforts at NC State. Upload as other document (1).
  • Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis beginning January 1, 2021. Please apply by that date to receive full consideration.

    Position Number 00108900

    Position Type Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week) 1.0 Appointment 9 Month Recurring Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather Non Mandatory - Adverse Weather Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events Non Mandatory - Emergency Event Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No Department ID 172201 - Biological Sciences AA/EEO

    NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

    If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or workatncstate@ncsu.edu. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

    Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

    NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • How did you learn of this opportunity?
  • NCSU Website
  • NCSU Executive Search Services
  • Monster.com
  • CareerBuilder.com
  • InsideHigherEd.com
  • Other Online Job Board
  • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
  • Job / Career Fair
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education
  • HERC
  • Professional Journal
  • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
  • Professional Organization
  • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
  • NCSU Employee Referral
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  • Other
  • If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.
  • (Open Ended Question)

    Application Materials Required

    Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Research Statement
  • Teaching Statement
  • Other Document (1)
  • Optional Documents

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