Overview

Minot State University’s Department of Biology invites applications for an assistant professor of biology. This position will start in August 2018. The applicant is expected to teach an introductory-level biology course for non-majors, upper-level courses in the applicant’s area of expertise, and develop a research program involving undergraduates.

Responsibilities
The applicant is expected to teach lectures and labs in the department and involve undergraduates in research experiences. The applicant is also expected to advise students, to serve the department, university, or the public, as well as produce scholarly articles or books in his or her field. The department is interested in adding a faculty member who will expand our areas of expertise. Terrestrial or aquatic ecologists who can provide field experiences or animal physiologists who can teach Human Anatomy & Physiology with a cadaver lab are particularly encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate must have earned a Ph.D. in biology.

Preferred Qualifications
Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience and an established record of research.

Compensation
Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits package includes employer-paid full family health coverage, retirement plan, and tuition waiver benefits. Explore MSU Benefits

Application Information
Review of applications will begin on April 16, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit cover letter, CV, names and contact information for three references familiar with your teaching and/or research, three letters of support from colleagues who can speak to your teaching and/or research, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement of research interests. Click here to apply.

Additional Information
For more information, or for accommodations contact: hr@minotstateu.eduFor ND Relay Services: Click here. If you have questions about the position, programs, or Minot State University, please contact:

Alex Deufel, Ph.D.,
Chair of the Department of Biology
alexandra.deufel@minotstateu.edu

The state of North Dakota has an open records law; therefore, your application could be subject to review upon request. According to NDCC 15-10-13.2, all faculty members are required to take an oath (or affirm) to support the constitutions of the United States and North Dakota.

MSU is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran’s Preference. Employment with Minot State University is conditional upon a satisfactory criminal history background check.