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Howard University: Two Tenure Track Positions

(posted 2017-08-29)

College of Arts & Sciences
Department of Biology
Assistant Professor of Anatomy (tenure track)
Assistant Professor of Physiology (Neurophysiology emphasis, tenure track)

Department of Biology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Howard University invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, one with specialization in in Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy and the other in Animal Physiology, with an emphasis in Neurophysiology. We seek outstanding applicants with a demonstrated track record of excellence in research and teaching. In addition to teaching and developing courses in their areas of specialization, candidates are expected to teach in the Introductory Biology courses (Biology 101 and/or Biology 102).

Successful candidates are expected to develop vigorous, extramurally funded research programs in their areas of expertise, actively participate in the Department's teaching and curriculum development at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and mentor undergraduate and graduate students.

Candidates must have:
* Earned doctorate in Biology or related field, with a specialization in physiology or comparative vertebrate anatomy from an accredited institution,
* Record of scholarship, teaching, and professional service commensurate with the rank of assistant professor,
* Effective communication and organizational skills, and
* Postdoctoral and grant-writing experience preferred.

Application Process
Complete applications consist of a single PDF file containing
1) A cover letter addressing qualifications listed above,
2) A current curriculum vitae,
3) A two-page statement of research accomplishments, interests, and future plans,
4) A two-page statement of teaching experience and philosophy, and
5) The names and contact information for at least three references who will provide letters upon request from the search committee.

Completed applications should be addressed to the Chair of the search committee Dr. Franklin Ampy and emailed to either: for the Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy position, for the Animal Physiology (Neurophysiology emphasis) position.
All application materials should be received by September 30, 2017 when screening will begin.
The starting date for both positions is August 15, 2018.
Additional details and information can be found at