Southern Arkansas University’s College of Science and Engineering is accepting applications for a 9-month, tenure-track position for Assistant Professor of Biology with emphasis in Wildlife and Conservation Biology, effective August 2019.
This rapidly growing biology department is located in a modern and well-equipped 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 (wildlife ecology, natural resources policy and administration and other wildlife-related courses as well as freshman biology courses) and associated laboratories; teach upper-level electives in the applicant’s area of expertise as well as other core biology courses; supervise undergraduate research projects; serve on committees; perform scholarly activity; engage in recruitment, retention, advise students and other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Doctorate degree in Biology or related field required by time of employment; have expertise in wildlife biology; demonstrate an ability to teach undergraduate students; excellent communication skills; ability to work well with people; have a strong 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. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.