viernes, septiembre 05, 2008

Assistant Professor of Biology, King's College Pennsylvania

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Salary: $40,000 to less than $50,000

Application deadline: 10/17/2008

Biology tenure-track position beginning Fall 2009. Ph.D. in the biological sciences preferred but strong ABD candidates may be considered. Coursework competency should include genetics, introductory biology for majors and non-majors, and an upper level course in the candidate's area of expertise. The department is in the process of formally integrating concepts of evolution and natural selection into the introductory curriculum; candidates should address how they would contribute to this effort in their materials. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to the liberal arts tradition and a strong desire to combine undergraduate research and teaching in a student-centered college. Research interest is flexible, but preference will be shown to candidates who address botanical questions using an organismal approach. Ability to complement the College's environmental science program is a plus but not essential. The Biology department has excellent modern teaching and laboratory facilities, including a dedicated greenhouse. More information about the department can be found at

Candidates should mail (no electronic applications) curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy and a summary of research interests to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, King's College, 133 N. River St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711. Three letters of reference should also be mailed separately. Candidate review will begin on October 17, 2008; complete applications received prior to the deadline will be given highest priority.

King's College is a private Catholic teaching college of liberal arts, sciences and pre-professional programs sponsored by the Congregation of Holy Cross. The College serves over 1950 full-time and 350 part-time undergraduates and 300 graduate students. A rigorous core curriculum provides the foundation for all majors. The College is located near downtown Wilkes-Barre, on the edge of the Pocono Mountains. King's College is committed to recruiting a diverse faculty and student body. AA/EOE

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