The Department of Biology at Niagara University invites applications for a faculty position at the Assistant Professor level (tenure track) to begin September 2017. The Department offers undergraduate degrees in Biology with an emphasis on Pre Health studies and interdisciplinary programs in Environmental Science, Nursing and Public Health. We seek a broadly trained biologist with a focus on organismal biology. Applicants must have an earned PhD in the biological sciences, must have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and development of an active research program involving undergraduates. Teaching responsibilities include a 3/3 course load, participation in a team-taught introductory course, a one-semester course in organismal biology with laboratory, and advanced courses in the applicant’s interest’s. Post-doctoral experience is desirable. Niagara University has made a significant commitment to undergraduate science education and research as evidenced by recent construction of the $44M B. Thomas Golisano Center for Integrated Sciences. Start-up funds and support of research efforts are available.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
Candidates should provide a curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and current and future research plans, along with three letters of recommendation.
Apply online at: jobs.niagara.edu
About Niagara Universtiy
Niagara University was founded in 1856 by the Catholic Vincentian Fathers, whose mission emphasizes practical training and excellence in service of society. NU’s traditional stone buildings and leafy green campus sits on Monteagle Ridge, overlooking the Niagara River Gorge just three miles north of the majestic Niagara Falls. Immediately adjacent to Canada, NU’s bi-national culture is built on close proximity to major manufacturing and business centers in Buffalo and Toronto, attracting from both countries significant populations of students and faculty.