Northern State University – Assistant Professor of Biology

Position: Full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Biology

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Biology, Ecology or a related field from an accredited institution is required. ABD with a definite completion date will be considered. Interest and/or background in land or/water management is preferred. Evidence of interdisciplinary work also preferred. Successful candidate must demonstrate exceptional competence in teaching and have strong communication skills.

Responsibilities: Develop and teach undergraduate courses (12 credits per semester) in invertebrate and vertebrate biology, conservation-related courses, other classes related to the expertise of the applicant and department needs, and other duties as assigned, such as teaching First Year Seminar. The applicant will be expected to be actively involved in student recruitment and contribute to curriculum development in their area of expertise. Applicant should have a strong commitment to undergraduate education. Research, scholarly activity, and university service are expected, as well as a commitment to engage undergraduate students in research.

Application: Review of applications will begin on March 12, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.  The start date will be August 2018.  Applications should include letter of application, resume, copies of college transcripts, and three letters of recommendation.  For more information regarding this position and to apply, visit https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu.  Click on “Search Jobs”, then select Northern State University to bring up available positions. The system will guide you through the electronic application form.

About Northern State University

Northern State University is a premier residential institution characterized by outstanding instruction and strong community relations. NSU’s campus is being enhanced by the addition of several new residential, athletic, and instructional buildings, including the Regional Science Education Center to be completed by fall 2019. NSU is consistently named by US News and World Report as one of the best undergraduate public institutions in the Midwest. NSU is fully accredited by CAEP and HLC.