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University of Mary Washington: Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences

(posted 2017-10-06)

The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Mary Washington invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position to begin in the fall of 2018. Completion of the Ph.D. is required by August 16, 2018. UMW is a liberal arts university dedicated to effective teaching and the integration of undergraduate students in research. The department seeks an Entomologist to teach upper-level courses in entomology and invertebrate zoology. Additionally, the successful candidate will contribute to multi-section general education and biology major core courses including general biology, research design/biostatistics, and first-year and senior-level seminars.

Highly qualified candidates will be able to demonstrate dedication to effective teaching and high-impact learning in an inclusive environment that embraces diverse talents and backgrounds. The successful candidate can look forward to joining a faculty committed to engaging undergraduates in research both inside and outside the classroom and will be expected to develop an original research program in his/her area of expertise. The normal teaching load is 12 hours per semester. In addition to the regular annual 9-month contract, opportunities for funded summer research and teaching are possible. Continuing professional development and participation in departmental and college-wide service are required. Applications are encouraged from candidates who conduct research which complements existing departmental research programs.

The University of Mary Washington is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status. We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these are the foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The University is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to these core ideas and values.

Interested applicants should apply through
Deadline for receipt of all application materials is 5:00 pm Friday Nov 10.