The Biology Department of Nazareth College of Rochester, New York, invites applications for an Assistant Professor position to begin August 2020. The department seeks candidates committed to undergraduate teaching excellence at a comprehensive institution that supports both liberal arts curricula and professional programs. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Plant biology or related field and demonstrated experience educating diverse populations of students. Candidates will develop a strong research program involving undergraduate students that includes possible participation in summer research activities.
The successful candidate is expected to teach Plant Biology (BIO 216/216L) and Biological Systems I, II, and/or III (BIO.Q 103/103L, BIO 104/104L, and BIO 105, respectively), as well as general education courses for non-majors. This position entails responsibilities and opportunities in three programs: Biology, Environmental Science and Sustainability, and Toxicology. The candidate will be expected to manage the Mary Soons McCarty greenhouse, a three-environment greenhouse - temperate, desert, and sub-tropical - that is used for education and research. Ability to teach microbiology courses is a plus.
Complete applications will include: • A cover letter inclusive of experience working with culturally diverse groups • A teaching philosophy • A concise research plan addressing the inclusion of undergraduate students • A curriculum vitae • Copy of graduate level transcripts • The names and contact information for three professional references (including at least one that can address your teaching experience and one that can address your experience working with diverse groups.)
Applications should be submitted electronically at https://jobs.naz.edu/postings/2274
Review of completed applications will begin on September 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
The Nazareth College Department of Biology is located in Peckham Hall, a 74,000 square foot facility for integrated math and science that was recently ranked 20th for Best Science Lab Facilities by the Princeton Review. Peckham Hall features state-of-the-art laboratories and facilities in addition to various updated instrumentation available for both research and teaching usage.
For further information on the department and programs, please visit: https://www2.naz.edu/dept/biology
Internal Number: 2274
About Nazareth College
Nazareth College’s academic strengths cross an unusually broad spectrum of 60 majors, including education, health and human services, management, the fine arts, music, theater, math and science, foreign languages, and the liberal arts. The coeducational, religiously independent, classic campus in a charming suburb of Rochester, N.Y., challenges and supports 2,300 undergrads and 700 graduate students. Nazareth is recognized nationally for its Fulbright global student scholars and commitment to civic engagement. Rigorous programs, an uncommon arts and sciences core, experiential learning, career skills, and a global focus prepare graduates for not just one job, but for their life’s work.