Tenure-track position at the University of San Francisco ~ Bioblogia.net

25 de agosto de 2004

Tenure-track position at the University of San Francisco

(Oferta proporcionada por el Dr. Sommer, en Marinet)
The Department of Biology at the University of San Francisco (http://www.usfca.edu/) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin in August, 2005.
Department: The Department offers the Bachelor of Science degree and has a small Master's degree program. The large majority of our undergraduate students are interested in post-graduate work in health and medical science related fields. Faculty interests include cell and molecular biology, population genetics, conservation biology, immunology, ecology, marine biology, plant physiology, virology, animal behavior, and parasitology. (see http://www.usfca.edu/biology/faculty.htm.)
Disciplinary Background: Applications from outstanding candidates in any area of biological sciences will be considered. However, we are especially interested in individuals who can contribute to the Molecular Biology Emphasis area of our curriculum. The candidate will be expected to develop an independent and ongoing research program, and to apply for extramural support. Opportunities are available to supervise undergraduate research as well as Master's-level graduate students. Teaching Responsibilities may include introductory Biology courses for undergraduate majors and for non-majors, and upper division courses in the field(s) of specialty. (Descriptions of the undergraduate Biology curriculum and current course offerings can be found at http://www.usfca.edu/acadserv/catalog/.)
Qualifications: Applicants should have university teaching experience, evidence of scholarship, an earned doctorate in a biological field by Spring 2005, experience and willingness to work in a culturally diverse environment, and commitment to support the mission of the University. (The University Mission Statement can be found at http://www.usfca.edu/mission/index.html.)
We particularly encourage minority and women applicants for all positions. The University of San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and provides reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities upon request. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, brief description of research plans, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching ability (including available student evaluations), and three letters of recommendation to: Search Committee, Department of Biology, University of San Francisco, 2130 Fulton Street, San Francisco, CA 94117-1080. Applications must be received by January 15, 2005 to ensure full consideration. Established as San Francisco's first institution of higher learning in 1855, the University of San Francisco presently serves 8,000 students in the arts and sciences, business, education, nursing, law and professional studies. The University is a private, Catholic and Jesuit institution and particularly welcomes candidates who will contribute positively to such an environment

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