Functional Title Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Summary The Biology Department seeks an individual with expertise in genetics and conservation biology to teach at the undergraduate level. The successful candidate will be expected to be an effective and dedicated teacher and will teach a 3:2 load per year with some service. The applicant is expected to maintain an active research program. Collaborative opportunities for research with our faculty are available. The teaching load will include laboratory sections, as appropriate. In one semester we anticipate this individual teaching Genetics, Conservation Biology, and a laboratory course in genetics or general biology. In the second semester the individual will teach Genetics and a seminar course that may include graduate students. Undergraduate student advising or similar service will also be expected. The Department of Biology is sincerely committed to excellence in undergraduate education and has a Masters and Ph.D. program. A Ph.D. in biology or a related field is required at the time the appointment begins for the Visiting Assistant Professor rank. ABD candidates are encouraged to apply and will be considered at the rank of Lecturer with a 4:4 teaching load. A Ph.D. in biology or a related field is required at the time the appointment begins. ABD candidates are encouraged to apply and will be considered at the rank of Lecturer with a 4:4 teaching load. Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants must apply online at https://spartantalent.uncg.edu and click on “Faculty” (position #1011). Please submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter that includes a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, description of current research interests. You will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by the system with instructions on how to submit a letter of reference. Inquiries should be made to Dr. Malcolm Schug, email@example.com.
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