Southern Arkansas University’s College of Science and Engineering invites applicants for a 9-month, tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Biology (Microbiology).
Our rapidly growing biology department is located in a new 64,000 square foot science building. Southern Arkansas University offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience, as well as an excellent fringe benefit package.
Duties: Teach an average of 12 hours per semester of upper and lower division courses in microbiology and associated laboratories; teach introductory biology courses and associated laboratories; teach upper-level electives in the applicant’s area of expertise; supervise undergraduate research projects; serve on committees; perform scholarly activity; engage in recruitment, retention, advise students and other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Ph.D. in Biology or related field required by time of employment; teaching experience preferred; have expertise in microbiology; demonstrate an ability to teach undergraduate students; excellent communication skills; ability to work well with people; desire to interact with students both in the classroom and undergraduate research projects. All SAU faculty and staff demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and diversity of the University community and excellence in interpersonal behaviors and effective collaboration with colleagues. Joining the SAU family requires a commitment to our culture of Continuous Quality Improvement.
Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, complete set of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and the contact information of three (3) references to HR@saumag.edu or the Office of Human Resources, Southern Arkansas University, 100 E. University, MSC 9288, Magnolia, AR 71753. AA/EOE. Non-listed references may be contacted.