Assistant Professor/Three Year Term/Forensic Biologists

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

Position Title: Assistant Professor/Three Year Term/Forensic Biologists
Department: Biology
Term of Assignment: Three Year term
Term End Date, If Applicable:  
FLSA Status:  Exempt = not eligible for overtime
Work Schedule:  
Salary: Competitive
Travel: No travel
Brief Statement of Duties
Brief Statement of Duties: The Three-year Assistant Professor Term position(s) requires a Ph.D. in forensic biology or a related field. ABD in one of these areas may be accepted if the degree will be completed prior to the start date for the position. The assignments will include teaching a range of courses related to forensic science such as Introduction to Forensic Science, Forensic Biology, Forensic Microscopy, Forensic Entomology, other areas of forensic science, a career seminar, or advanced courses in areas of specialty. Assignments may also include teaching in related fields including human histology, entomology, or insect ecology. Teaching assignments will include research in biology courses that will require engaging students in research at the NMU Forensic Research Outdoor Station, the NMU outdoor human taphonomy facility ( This is a campus based position.
Minimum Qualifications
Required Education: Doctorate or equivalent terminal degree
Discipline / Degree Area: Forensic Biology
Required Specialized Training/Certifications: The position requires a Ph.D. (ABD may be accepted if the degree will be completed prior to the start date for the position) in forensic biology or a related field. Applicants must be able to teach in one or more of the specialty areas listed above.
Required Minimum Work Experience:  
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, or Attributes Required for Satisfactory Performance of the Position Duties: Applicants must have a commitment to teaching. Successful candidates must have the ability to incorporate active learning strategies and establish an active research program with undergraduate and graduate students. In addition, candidates must have excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to conduct research appropriate for teaching undergraduate research in biology courses.
Additional Desirable Qualifications
Additional Desirable Qualifications: Demonstrated teaching experience, particularly in areas related to forensic biology.
Specialty in an area of forensic biology, particularly human histology (including histology of bone), and/or forensic entomology.
Plans to conduct research and involve students in research at FROST.
Experience with and respect for working with human remains
Expertise with data management, visualization, and analysis
Commitment to the mission of a public comprehensive university
Record of successful grant writing
Record of peer-reviewed publication appropriate to career stage
Willingness and ability to work inter-departmentally
Potential for collaborative research with other institutions
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicant materials will include the faculty application, cover letter, CV, teaching statement, research statement, inclusion and diversity statement, and unofficial transcripts. 
Contact Information:
Josh Sharp - 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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