Assistant Professor of Biology. Department of Biology & Earth Science. Otterbein University, a comprehensive liberal arts institution in the suburban Columbus area, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Biology (Botany/Mycology/Phycology) beginning Fall 2019.
Responsibilities: Teach in the Introductory Biology sequence, a biology course for education majors and upper-level electives for biology majors. We are seeking an outstanding candidate with a commitment to teaching in the liberal arts context and the ability to integrate undergraduate students into an active research program. A strong publication record and evidence of teaching effectiveness will be important in the selection process.
Qualifications: Expertise in plants, fungi, algae or photosynthetic bacteria and a Ph.D. with research and teaching experience is required.
Application: Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, research statement, and three (3) current letters of recommendation. A diversity statement is also required, consisting of no more than one single-spaced page, addressing the following two questions: How do you incorporate diversity into your classrooms? How do notions or values of diversity, equity and inclusion influence you as a teacher or scholar? Send application materials to: Dr. Paul Eisenstein, Dean, School of Arts and Sciences, Otterbein University, 1 South Grove Street, Westerville, OH USA 43081. Email submissions (preferred): firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications should be received by December 3, 2018. Visit us at http://www.otterbein.edu/careers for further information. To learn more about the School of Arts and Sciences, please visit us at www.otterbein.edu/artsandsciences. Otterbein University is an EEO Employer.
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Otterbein University is located in Westerville, a residential community of 36,000 residents on the northeast side of Columbus, Ohio, offering a small-town atmosphere with all the conveniences and opportunities of a big city. Otterbein
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