Human Physiologist, Assistant Professor of Biology, Department of Biology
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POST DATE 8/25/2016
END DATE 11/4/2016
Ball State University
JOB DESCRIPTIONHUMAN PHYSIOLOGIST, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF BIOLOGY, DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY
The Department of Biology at Ball State University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in Human Physiology, available August 20, 2017.
The university offers an excellent benefits package, including health care and retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, and generous time off with pay.
Major responsibilities: The successful candidate will be able to teach Human Anatomy, Introductory Human Physiology, and Introductory Biology courses. The candidate will advance the research opportunities of undergraduate and graduate students in human physiology while complementing and collaborating with current faculty in the Department of Biology and the BSU Center for Medical Education. The strongest candidates will have a demonstrated track record of teaching at the undergraduate level and evidence of outstanding scholarship in the form of peer-reviewed publications and external funding.
Minimum qualifications: Earned doctorate in biological science or related field with a focus in human physiology, from an accredited college or university; effective written and oral communication skills; commitment to excellence in teaching.
Preferred qualifications: Evidence of scholarly activity, such as postdoctoral experience, publications and grantsmanship; an established research agenda which complements existing departmental concentrations; animal behavior research experience; demonstrated teaching ability using student-centered learning techniques; collaborative potential with existing faculty at Ball State University.
To apply, please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, documentation of scholarly activity and teaching ability (e.g., student and peer review evaluation summaries), statement of research interests (limited to three pages), statement of teaching philosophy (limited to three pages), copies of transcripts, and the names and addresses and contact information of five persons who can provide professional recommendations upon request. Applications are to be submitted as a single PDF file as an attachment to an email message sent to:
Dr. Kemuel Badger
Department of Biology
Ball State University
Muncie IN 47306 firstname.lastname@example.org
Review of credentials will begin immediately and applications will be accepted through October 31, 2016. www.bsu.edu
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 21,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of seven academic colleges that offer 187 undergraduate programs, 84 master s programs, and 16 doctoral programs.
Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders committed to improving the quality of life for all.