Assistant Professor of Biology

Organisation
University of the Virgin Islands
Reference
VAC-30457
Contract Type
Full-Time
Industries
Education & Training
Location
St. Thomas
Salary
Competitive Salary
Date Posted
13/12/2018
Expiry Date
29/03/2019
The Department of Biological Sciences in the College of Science and Mathematics at the University of the Virgin Islands is seeking candidates for at least one full time, tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor for Fall 2019.

 

Successful applicants will be expected to teach a diversity of courses as well as carry out an independent research program, including undergraduates, that leads to peer-reviewed publications and external funding. Student mentoring in both research and academic activities during the semester as well as during summer research projects is expected. Other responsibilities include advising, and University service.

 

Required Qualifications

A Ph.D. from an accredited institution in the Biological Sciences is required. Exceptional ABD candidates may also be considered, but a Ph.D. must be earned by time of appointment. Must possess a record of or potential for achievement in teaching, academic research and service.

 

Preferred Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have: demonstrated excellence in teaching at the college level; adaptability and genuine interest in teaching; and a strong commitment to teaching excellence, undergraduate research, and scholarship. All areas of biology will be considered, but preference will be given to individuals with expertise in one or more of the following- anatomy & physiology, biostatistics, botany, evolution, ecology, microbiology and molecular biology. Ideal applicants will also be able to work collaboratively with other UVI faculty, especially those across the STEM fields and in our research centers.

 

 

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