Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a tenure-track position in Animal Physiology beginning August 17, 2019.
The successful applicant will be an Animal Physiologist whose research uses molecular, cellular, and/or whole animal approaches. Research should complement or strengthen existing expertise in our department (www.lockhaven.edu/biology). The candidate must be able to teach a senior level Organismal Physiology class and support other courses for majors and non-majors.
Resources available to support teaching and research include standard physiology transducers and software, electrophysiology equipment, a fluorescent dissecting scope, an upright fluorescence microscope with DICand Phase, a SEM, an AFM, molecular biology equipment and cell culture facilities. There is also a small-animal room in the department.
The Biology Department, laboratories, and classrooms are located in a new state of the art science center built in 2013.
Lock Haven University services approximately 4,000 undergraduates and is located in the scenic mountains of north-central Pennsylvania. LHU is part of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education (PASSHE).
Essential Duties: Teaching assignments may include Organismal Physiology and introductory-level major’s and non-major’s lecture and lab courses.
The successful candidate may be asked to support other areas of the current curriculum and develop a specialty course in their area of expertise.
Additional responsibilities include service to the department and the university and scholarly activities normally associated with the department.
The position may require teaching online, via ITV, or at the Clearfield campus.
Specific Duties: The successful applicant may be required to develop and teach courses in an online format.
Special Instructions for Applicants: Review of applications will begin immediately. For full consideration, complete applications should be submitted by December 1, 2018.
An on-campus interview that includes a teaching demonstration is required.
The successful candidate will also have to complete a background investigation as a condition of employment.
To be fully considered, applications must include a cover letter, current curriculum vita, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests and description of how undergraduate students can be involved, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts.
Applicant must provide the name, email address, phone number for three professional references.
The position is dependent upon funding and enrollment.
Minimum Qualifications (Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities): An earned doctorate in a biology sub-discipline that complements and strengthens the current Department of Biological Sciences faculty and curriculum is required. Terminal degree must be conferred prior to appointment.
Information about the department can be found at: http://www.lockhaven.edu/biology
Candidates should have undergraduate teaching experience which may include Teaching Assistantship experience.
The successful candidate must be able to communicate well and/or perform well in an interview or teaching demonstration and successfully complete the interview process.
Preferred Qualifications: Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, responsiveness to student needs, effective communication skills, and professional development.
Demonstrated experience directing undergraduate research projects and a well-articulated plan for future undergraduate research is highly desirable.
Internal Number: F0597
About Lock Haven University
Lock Haven University is located in central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River and the picturesque Bald Eagle Mountains. LHU is one of fourteen universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE).
LHU's branch campus, LHU Clearfield is located in a small, friendly community situated along the West Branch of the Susquehanna River, between I-80 exits 120 and 123.
A career at Lock Haven University is a unique and exciting opportunity. We encourage and support diversity and international perspectives within the working and learning environment.