Assistant Professor/Tenure Track

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Work type: Faculty and Librarians
Location: Marquette, MI 49855
Categories: Faculty-College of Arts and Sciences

Position Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Biology
Term of Assignment: Tenure Track
Term End Date, If Applicable:  
FLSA Status:  Exempt = not eligible for overtime
Work Schedule:  
Travel: Less than 10%
Brief Statement of Duties
Brief Statement of Duties: This position covers teaching and service responsibilities appropriate for the rank of Assistant Professor. The assignment will include teaching a range of courses selected from human anatomy and physiology, introductory biology, leading the pre-veterinary program, establishing an active research program, and supervising MS thesis research in the graduate program. This is a campus-based position.
Minimum Qualifications
Required Education: Doctorate or equivalent terminal degree
Discipline / Degree Area: Physiology, Anatomy, or a related field.
Required Specialized Training/Certifications: PhD in physiology, anatomy, or a related field
Required Minimum Work Experience: ABD in Physiology, Anatomy, or a related field accepted if degree has been completed prior to start date for position.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, or Attributes Required for Satisfactory Performance of the Position Duties: • Demonstrated teaching experience, particularly teaching courses in one or more of the following areas: human and animal physiology and anatomy, introductory biology.
• Record of research productivity, as demonstrated through publications, professional presentations, and grants.
• Commitment to establishing an active research program with undergraduate and graduate students.
• Ability to incorporate active learning strategies.
• Ability to develop and deliver curriculum and assess student learning outcomes.
• Motivation to participate in General Education Assessment and Assessment of Learning for courses taught.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Commitment to fostering academic success in underserved communities.
Additional Desirable Qualifications
Additional Desirable Qualifications: • Willingness and ability to lead our pre-veterinary medicine program.
• Willingness and ability to participate in departmental committee assignments.
• Willingness and ability to work interdepartmentally.
• Experience with research and teaching in a comprehensive university setting.
• Experience in research mentorship appropriate to career stage.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicant materials will include the faculty application, cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of proposed research, diversity statement and unofficial transcripts.
Contact Information:
Neil Cumberlidge, Chair
Equal Employment Opportunity: NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its employees.

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