[Arabidopsis] Biological Educator Position at West Virginia University

Carina Barth via arab-gen%40net.bio.net (by Carina.Barth from mail.wvu.edu)
Wed Oct 18 11:11:07 EST 2006


BIOLOGICAL EDUCATOR

The Department of Biology (http://www.as.wvu.edu/biology/) at West
Virginia University invites applications for a tenure-track position at
the ASSISTANT or ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR level in biological education
beginning August 2007.  Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent
degree. Experience in education-related funding and/or research is
highly desirable but exceptional candidates without this experience will
be considered.  Evidence of excellent teaching skills in accord with
expectations below is required. 

We seek exceptional teaching professionals with background in any area
of biology.  The successful candidate will be expected to develop
initiatives that maximize student learning in the sciences that
complement other such activities in the college, coordinate learning
outcomes assessment in biology, participate in improving the
undergraduate biology curriculum and incorporating new inquiry-based
opportunities for undergraduate majors, and teach innovative courses in
the department.  The Biological Educator will assist professors,
instructors and graduate students in incorporating techniques to improve
student learning, adapt to multiple learning styles, and develop the
success of minority or culturally disadvantaged students. The Biological
Educator will be expected to secure outside funding for advancement of
teaching initiatives within the department and develop outreach
initiatives for K-12 and undergraduate science education. 

Qualified applicants should submit hard copy (no email applications
please) curriculum vitae; statements of teaching philosophy/approach,
including a 5-yr set of goals for a biological educator position; a
teaching portfolio; representative publications; and three letters of
recommendation to: Biological Educator Search Committee Chair,
Department of Biology, West Virginia University, P.O. Box 6057,
Morgantown, WV 26506.  Review of applications will begin 1 December
2006.  For more information please contact us via e-mail:
jmcgraw.wvu.edu, or by telephone: 304-293-5201 x 31532.  West Virginia
University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer, and
does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age,
marital status, disability, veteran status, national origin, or sexual
orientation.


Carina Barth
Assistant Professor
Department of Biology
West Virginia University
5228 Life Sciences Building
53 Campus Drive
Morgantown, WV 26506-6057

Phone Office: 304-293-5201 ext 31099
Phone Lab:     304-293-5201 ext 31541
Fax:                304-293-6363
Email: Carina.Barth from mail.wvu.edu
URL: http://www.as.wvu.edu/~cbarth/



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