Southern Arkansas University is accepting applications for an anticipated 9-month tenure track Assistant Professor of Biology position (Anatomy and Physiology) in the College of Science and Engineering for Fall of 2018.
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 in upper and lower division biology courses (A&P I & II, Vertebrate Physiology, and freshman biology courses) and associated laboratories; other assignments may include teaching upper-level electives in the applicant’s area of expertise; oversee the Anatomy and Physiology courses; supervise undergraduate research projects; serve on committees; perform scholarly activity; engage in recruitment, retention, and advising of students and perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Qualifications: Doctoral degree in biology or related field is required by time of employment; have expertise in anatomy and physiology; demonstrate an ability to teach undergraduate students; excellent communication skills, ability to work well with people, and a strong desire to interact with students in both classroom and undergraduate research 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, current curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, complete set of unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts and contact information for three(3) references to HR@saumag.edu or to the Office of Human Resources, 100 E. University, MSC 9288, Magnolia, AR 71753. AA/EOE. Best consideration date is April 30, 2018. Non-listed references may be contacted. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.