[Plant-education] Biology Education job opening

Mitchell,Randall J via plant-ed%40net.bio.net (by rjm2 At uakron.edu)
Thu Jan 18 20:45:45 EST 2007

The University of Akron 
Assistant Professor in Biology

The Biology Department invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 27, 2007. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Biology and demonstrated interest in undergraduate education. The successful candidate will redesign, direct, and help teach a large general education non-majors Natural Science Biology course. The applicant is expected to develop an externally supported research program. Substantial start-up funds are available. Preference will be given to individuals with refereed publications in science pedagogy who have taught life sciences using active, inquiry-oriented instructional approaches. Experience in developing distance learning and program assessment is an asset. For further information visit the department website at http://www.uakron.edu/biology/. Review of applications will begin January 2, 2007. Applicants should submit a CV, a teaching portfolio, a research statement, copies of recent publications, and three letters of recommendation to: Dr. Amy Milsted, Chair, Biology Educator Committee, Department of Biology, The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325-3908. Paper applications are preferred. If paper applications can not be sent, materials may be submitted on-line to the following email address: biology4131 At uakron.edu. The University of Akron is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and to the principles of Affirmative Action in accordance with state and federal laws. http://www.uakron.edu/colleges/artsci/depts/biology/facultyposition.php

Note that because the original ad came out later than expected, we are still actively soliciting applications for this biology educator position. Please submit materials ASAP.

Randy Mitchell

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