Job Opening

jclausz jclausz at carroll1.cc.edu
Thu Nov 1 09:27:54 EST 2001


Colleagues

I am retiring from teaching this spring. Fortunately, the administration
has 
decided to hire a botanist for a tenure track postion at Carroll
College. 
Below is the description of the position and materials to be submitted
by 
candidates. Please notify any interested recent graduates and current 
graduate students of the availability of this position. The description  
states that we will begin the review of applicants starting Nov 1 but 
interested candidates can still apply.

John Clausz

Department of Biology
POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Description: The Biology department has an opening for a full-time,
tenure-track biologist to replace a retiring colleague.

Starting Date: September 1, 2002

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Biology or related field. Expertise in plant
biology 
and/or microbiology is desirable. Preference will be given to candidates 
with a documented record of excellence in teaching. A research focus
that 
best serves the long-term interests of the department, ideally involving 
use of our wetland field station, is also preferred.

Responsibilities: The standard teaching load in the sciences is five 
courses per year [typically two courses per semester (most with labs), 
with credit for supervision of student research]. The successful
candidate 
will be expected to teach some combination of the following courses: 
Organismal Biology (covering plants and animals), Ecology and Evolution, 
Field Botany, Microbiology, and Bioethics. Teaching in our
interdisciplinary 
environmental science program or the First Year Seminar program is also 
possible. The successful candidate will develop an active research 
program with undergraduates. Additional responsibilities include 
advising, curriculum development, grant writing, and other service to
the 
college.

The Department: The Biology Department supports over 200 majors, as 
well as minors in several subdisciplines. The eight full-time faculty 
members in the department have received grant support from NSF, NIH, 
NIEHS, 3M, Research Corporation, and other sources. Students and 
faculty in biology have been active in study abroad programs,
internships, 
and field and laboratory research. We have a full-time laboratory 
coordinator who also serves as a laboratory instructor. The College owns 
a 60-acre wetland research facility near campus, which provides 
numerous opportunities for field study in biology and environmental 
science. Departmental equipment holdings include research-grade Zeiss 
microscopes, a Perkin Elmer thermocycler, an Olympus inverted tissue 
culture microscope, a Perkin Elmer Lambda 2 UV Visible 
Spectrophotometer, and refrigerated centrifuges.

Rank and Salary: Assistant professor. Salary is competitive and 
commensurate with qualifications.

Fringe Benefits and Entitlements: Subject to current college policies: 
some moving expenses; TIAA/CREF retirement to which the college 
contributes up to 10%; college contributions toward insurance plans 
including long-term disability income, health, dental, and life
insurance; 
tuition benefits for faculty dependents.

Carroll College: Founded in 1846, Carroll College is a comprehensive 
liberal arts college located in Waukesha, 16 miles west of Milwaukee and 
60 miles east of Madison. The college serves approximately 2000 
full-time students and 800 part-time students. Carroll has a long
tradition 
of international and interdisciplinary studies.

Application: Applications will be reviewed starting November 1st, until
the 
position is filled. Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae,
statements 
of teaching philosophy and research interests, and three letters of 
reference to:

Dr. Lynne Bernier
Vice President for Academic Affairs; Carroll College
100 North East Avenue; Waukesha, WI 53186

Carroll College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

John C. Clausz, Ph.D.                     Ph:262-524-7280
Professor of Biology                     email: jclausz at cc.edu

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