Eckerd College
  • - Natural Sciences Collegium
  • FL, USA
  • Full Time

Eckerd College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level beginning September 2018. We seek a broad-thinking scientist-educator who is strongly committed to teaching and mentoring undergraduates, and training them in a significant program of research and publication. Applicants must have a Ph.D., preferably with postdoctoral research and teaching experience.
Teaching responsibilities consist of seven course equivalents per academic year (3-1-3), including General & Molecular Physiology, Cells & Genes (one half of our year-long introductory Biology laboratory course), and Genetics & Molecular Biology. The successful candidate will also be expected to teach an upper-level course in their area of expertise. Possible areas include neuroscience, immunology, endocrinology and pharmacology/toxicology among others. Participation in an interdisciplinary, values-oriented general education program is required, including a regular rotation in the two-semester freshman program.
Eckerd College is an outstanding college of the liberal arts and sciences with an enrollment of approximately 1800 students. It is the only independent national liberal arts college in Florida and has a tradition of innovative teaching and mentoring excellence. The college is situated on a 108-ha waterfront campus on Tampa Bay, allowing direct access to an extraordinary diversity of terrestrial, marine and estuarine species. The James Center for Molecular and Life Sciences, housing the biology and chemistry departments, features the latest in laboratory instrumentation. Eckerd College is part of a large research community located in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Submit a letter of application, CV, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, statement of teaching
philosophy, teaching evaluations, description of research plans, and contact information for three references. All materials must be submitted by October 13th. Inquiries may be sent to Dr. Denise Flaherty (flaherdb@eckerd.edu). Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States for the College. EOE. Applications from women/minorities encouraged.

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