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Full-Time Tenure Track Faculty: Biology (Organismal Ecology)

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Type: Full-time
Campus: Mount Carmel - Hamden, CT
Categories: Faculty

 

Overview:

The Department of Biological Sciences at Quinnipiac University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor with training in Organismal Ecology with appointment beginning in August 2019. Teaching responsibilities will include introductory and upper-level Ecology lecture and labs. The candidate will be expected to establish a research program that provides opportunities for student involvement appropriate for an undergraduate-centered institution.

While we welcome applications from all qualified candidates, we are specifically seeking a broadly-trained Ecologist. Our campus in suburban Connecticut immediately borders a well-studied pond, stream, and Sleeping Giant State Park.

About the College:

The breadth of programs offered in the College of Arts and Sciences provides the traditional strengths of a liberal arts education, with a focus on cultivating the intellectual and practical skills that students need for their personal and professional lives. The College of Arts and Sciences offers undergraduate majors in behavioral neuroscience, biochemistry, biology, chemistry, criminal justice, economics, English, game design and development, gerontology, history, independent majors, interdisciplinary studies, law in society, mathematics, philosophy, political science, psychology, sociology, Spanish language and literature, and theater.

In addition, the College of Arts and Sciences offers 31 undergraduate minors, a MS in Molecular and Cell Biology and the additional accelerated undergraduate/graduate programs: 3+1 and 4+1 BS/MS programs in Molecular and Cell Biology, 3+3 BA or BS/JD degree, 3+1 BA in Theater/MBA, and 3+2 BA or BS/MSW. Students can also complete a 5-year BA/BS and MA in Teaching in the following secondary education fields: Biology, English History, Math and Spanish.

About Quinnipiac:

Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s “Best Colleges” issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review’s “The Best 380 Colleges.” The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Quinnipiac among the “Great Colleges to Work For.” For more information, please visit www.qu.edu.

Responsibilities:

  • Teaching responsibilities will include introductory and upper-level Ecology lecture and labs
  • Expected to establish a research program that provides opportunities for student involvement appropriate for an undergraduate-centered institution

Education Requirements:

  • PhD required at time of appointment (August 2019)

Qualifications:

  • Experience as a broadly trained ecologist strongly preferred
  • Proven ability to effectively teach university-level lectures and laboratories preferred
  • Commitment to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Quinnipiac University is considering only those applicants who have valid authorization to work in the United States. Quinnipiac University does not sponsor employment based visas for this position.

TO APPLY:

Applications must be submitted electronically and must include a cover-letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, a research plan for the next five years, and the names of 3 references. Review of candidates will begin on December 1, 2018, and will continue until position is filled.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity.

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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