Assistant Professor in Biology Centenary College of Louisiana, Faculty - Science - Biology United States

SUMMARY:

Tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Biology to begin fall term 2020 to teach as a member of the Biology Department.

We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate excellence in teaching and scholarship in biology, are deeply committed to teaching in a liberal arts environment, and will direct an active undergraduate research program. Candidates for this position must be broadly trained in Ecology with preferences for candidates with a molecular background. There will be an opportunity to develop at least two upper-level courses, which may include, but not limited to topics such as conservation, bioinformatics, toxicology, population genetics, etc. The successful candidate will also teach in a guided-inquiry, studio-format context, including courses in introductory biology. Ph.D. in an appropriate field is required. Teaching experience at the undergraduate level is preferred. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

To teach introductory and upper level biology courses. To carry a full-time teaching load as negotiated with the department chair and Provost.


Job duties include:

Developing and teaching upper-division courses in areas of expertise.

Engaging undergraduate students in legitimate research experiences in the classroom in support of the department's mission.

Adhering to Centenary College's rigorous standards for faculty members regarding teaching, service, and scholarship as outlined in the Faculty Handbook.

 

Job duties include:

Developing and teaching upper-division courses in areas of expertise.

Engaging undergraduate students in legitimate research experiences in the classroom in support of the department's mission.

Adhering to Centenary College's rigorous standards for faculty members regarding teaching, service, and scholarship as outlined in the Faculty Handbook.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

None.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

 

MINIMUM

Doctorate in related field is required.

 

Candidates must possess demonstrable skills in, and commitment to, undergraduate teaching and research.

 

Have a commitment to working with faculty in the natural sciences or mathematics.

 

 

PREFERRED

 Undergraduate teaching experience.

 Experience with a selective, residential, liberal arts college.

 

 

APPLICATION

To apply, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research, unofficial transcripts from all institutions of higher learning, and three letters of recommendation to:

Department of Human Resources

Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Boulevard

Shreveport, Louisiana 71104

Email: hr@centenary.edu

Fax: 318.869.5281


Candidates are invited to visit the College's website at www.centenary.edu/jobs.

Centenary College of Louisiana is a selective, residential, national liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi river and is a member of the Associated Colleges of the South.

 

APPLICATION INFORMATION

Contact: Edie Cummings

Human Resources

Centenary College of Louisiana

Email Address: hr@centenary.edu


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