Assistant Professor of Biology
Pembroke , NC
Job posting number: #7072730
Posted: December 2, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionJob Description
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke invites applications for a tenure-track position in Biology at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning Fall 2021 (9 month appointment). Successful candidates will have demonstration of excellence in university teaching at the undergraduate level. Broadly trained physiologist needed who will primarily teach lectures and labs in Human Anatomy and Physiology I and II, Animal Physiology, and have the ability to contribute to the general education course load (e.g. Human Biology and General Biology) and other coursework as needed depending on candidate’s background and qualifications.
Faculty members are expected to demonstrate a purposeful commitment to teaching, promote student-success by providing effective faculty advising, actively engage in the publication and presentation of scholarly research, and participate in appropriate university and department service. Opportunities exist for (optional) appointments in the Maynor Honor’s College and in the Graduate School to support the Science Education Program. Strong preference given to candidates with potential for both independent and student-mentored research, though teaching remains the primary responsibility.
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNC Pembroke), part of the University of North Carolina system, is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. UNC Pembroke has a student population of 8000 in various graduate, undergraduate, and professional programs. Originally founded in 1887 to educate Native Americans, UNC Pembroke has grown rapidly in recent years and today is one of the most ethnically and racially diverse universities in the eastern United States. Southeastern North Carolina offers proximity to major cities and nearby beaches, and an affordable cost of living. Additional information about the university (uncp.edu) and department (uncp.edu/biology) is available online. The Biology Department has a strong record of teaching, publication and presentation of scholarly research, and university and department service.