Assistant Professor in Biology

Position ID: 43861
Savannah State University
Science & Technology
Position Description
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Assistant Professor
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Posting Detail Information
Number of Vacancies 1
Open Date 05/06/2019
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions Summary

Complete application online,; submit cover letter describing scholarly agenda and qualifications for this position, current curriculum vita, official graduate school transcripts; statement of teaching philosophy and of research interests along with three letters of recommendation. Include Documentation of citizenship or visa status.

Review of applications will begin upon receipt and continue until filled. To ensure consideration, apply immediately.

Position Information
Working Title Assistant Professor of Biology
Job Summary

Savannah State University invites qualified applicants for Assistant Professor in anatomy and physiology in the Department of Biology. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses associated with the Bachelor of Science in Biology; developing and teaching advanced-level courses; and contributing to interdisciplinary offerings. This position serves as mentor for undergraduate students and sustains a vibrant research program that actively engages undergraduate students. The successful applicant will also participate in the growth and advancement of programs in Biology, including the development of a Master’s degree program in Biology; undergraduate advisement required. May be directed to perform job related tasks other than those specifically delineated in this description. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience; excellent benefits.

Minimum Qualifications

An earned Ph.D. in Biology or a field complementary to the Biology program required; preference given to applicants with education and experience in anatomy and physiology; corresponding post-doctoral experience in interdisciplinary dimensions of contemporary Biology preferred. The candidate should have at least three (3) years of teaching experience at the undergraduate level as well as evidence of grant potential and scholarly activity. A satisfactory background check is required.

Preferred Qualifications  
Special Information to Applicants

Savannah State University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative-Action Institution committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, genetics, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records State.
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.
Your application is not considered complete until all required documents have been uploaded to the appropriate section.

Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
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Biology/Biological Sciences, General
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University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
278 Brooks Hall
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822


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Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Tafara Makaya, Assistant Director

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