Tenure Track Position

predshaw predshaw at AUSTINC.EDU
Wed Sep 28 09:40:13 EST 1994

Appointment to Begin Fall 1995

SHERMAN, TEXAS 75090-4440


MICROBIOLOGIST. Assistant Professor, tenure-track position
     beginning Fall 1995, in 7 person department. Ph.D. required.
     Strong commitment to undergraduate teaching. To teach
     Microbiology, Molecular Biology and/or Immunology.      
     Participate in freshman Cell Biology, college-wide programs,and develop
     a research program involving undergraduates.

Austin College is a selective coeducational residential college for 1200 
students located in Sherman, Texas, sixty miles north of Dallas. The majority of 
the students come from Texas and neighboring states in the South and Southwest.

The College's undergraduate curriculum provides for a core program of four 
courses, including a variable content seminar for beginning freshmen and a 
three-course sequence in the Heritage of Western Culture; an exploratory 
dimension of eight courses in different fields of study or modes of intellectual 
inquiry; and possible majors in 26 disciplines or interdisciplinary subject 

The College operates on a 4-1-4 academic calendar, including 14-week Fall and 
Spring Terms and a 4-week January Term. During the interim term, students are 
encouraged to explore new fields of study with a special emphasis on 
experiential learning that often involves international travel. A modest summer 
school program enables students to take up to two courses.

Austin College offers an attractive benefit package to its faculty. Two 
endowments provide generous funds to support faculty in career development 
projects and in activities that enhance the College's academic program. Faculty 
are eligible every seven years to apply for sabbatical leaves at fullpay for one 
term or half pay for an entire year with additional funding available to support 
leave projects.

Candidates should send letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and 
three recent letters of recommendation by to:

Dr. David Jordan, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Austin College, 900 N. 
Grand Avenue, Sherman, TX 75090-4440

Review of Applications to Begin: October 15, 1994


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