Tenure-Track Faculty Position Assistant Professor – Neuroscience – Biology Department Northern Michigan University
POSITION: The Biology Department at Northern Michigan University invites applications for a tenure-earning faculty position at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 2018. Northern Michigan University, with 7,900 students and 177 degree programs, is located along the shore of Lake Superior in the vibrant, historic city of Marquette, consistently named a top spot in the nation to raise a family, vacation, and enjoy an excellent quality of life. See more at www.nmu.edu/marquette.
The review of applicants will begin October 20, 2017. Applications received after that date will not be considered. All applicants must include a letter of application, a current vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research plans; unofficial transcripts, and contact information (names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers) for three references. To apply for this position please visit: https://employMe.nmu.edu.
NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The assignment will include teaching a range of courses in neuroscience, introduction to cell and molecular biology, anatomy and physiology, and advanced courses in neuroscience. Other possible assignments could include physiology of aging and toxicology. We seek an individual committed to teaching and scholarship with an active research program that will involve undergraduate and graduate students.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED – Applicants must have a commitment to teaching. Successful candidates must have the ability to incorporate active learning strategies and establish an active research program with undergraduate and graduate students. In addition, candidates must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
ADDITIONAL DESIRABLES INCLUDE: Demonstrated teaching experience, particularly in neuroscience, human and/or animal physiology, and human anatomy. Ability to teach courses in toxicology and physiology of aging. Health-related research field with specialties that complement current faculty. Commitment to the mission of a public comprehensive university. Record of successful grant writing. Record of peer-reviewed publication appropriate to career stage. Willingness and ability to work interdepartmentally. Potential for collaborative research with other institutions.
QUALIFICATIONS: The position requires a Ph.D in neuroscience or a related field. Applicants must be able to teach in one or more of the specialty areas listed above.