New Mexico State University
Office - Faculty Postings
|Department:||Biology - Req#2013002155|
|Date Position Advertised:||August 26, 2013|
|Salary:||Competitive Regular 9-month Tenure-Track Position|
|Qualifications:||9 month Tenure-Track Position
• PhD in Biology or Related Field
• Postdoctoral research experience (minimum 1 year)
• Strong track record of research productivity commensurate with experience
Knowledge of: Plant biology sufficient to teach general and specialized courses and to initiate and sustain a research program in plant biology.
Skills in: Teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students and conducting research in plant biology.
Ability to: Direct, evaluate, train, and supervise the work of students and other personnel; develop and maintain effective working relationships; maintain accurate and orderly records; use independent judgment and initiative; organize and direct activities; analyze, evaluate and communicate information, including new discoveries.
|Examples of Duties:||•Teach lecture and teach or supervise laboratory courses in plant biology and general biology at the undergraduate level as well as undergraduate or graduate courses in his/her area of expertise, as needed by the Department
• Engage in productive scholarship as indicated by the development of an independent research program that will result in external funding, publications and presentations
• Mentor undergraduate and graduate students involved in research
• Engage in national and/or international scientific service activities
• Assist the Biology Department with tasks relating to the mission of the Department, including student advising and participation in departmental governance
• Perform related duties as required
|Benefits Offered:||Group medical and hospital insurance, group life insurance,
long-term disability insurance, state educational retirement,
workers' compensation, sick leave, annual leave and
unemployment compensation. Opportunity for educational
Nine month faculty- not eligible for annual and sick leave.
|Special Conditions:||The Department of Biology is a thriving community of 23 faculty members supporting undergraduate majors in Biology, Microbiology, Genetics and Conservation Ecology. More than 70 graduate students are currently enrolled in MS and PhD Biology programs. The department supports core facilities for microscopy, isotope chemistry, tissue culture, next-generation sequencing, and natural history collections as well as the Jornada Basin Long Term Ecological Research site. Opportunities exist to participate in NIH-, NSF- and HHMI-sponsored training programs. For more information see: http://bio.nmsu.edu/.
NMSU is a public, land grant, minority-serving institution recognized by the Carnegie Foundation as RU/H (research university with high research activity). NMSU is an EEO/AA employer. Offer of employment is contingent upon availability of funding and verification of eligibility for employment in the United States.
All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal law, state law, and NMSU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a criminal history check
|Reply to/Deadline for Applications:||Applicants should submit a single pdf consisting of a cover letter, CV, and concise (2-pages each, maximum) statements of (a) research interests and accomplishments and (b) teaching philosophy and experience, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants should arrange to have three letters of reference sent by e-mail to the same address. Preference will be given to completed applications submitted by the initial review date of October 18, 2013 and applications received after this date may be considered. Applications lacking required components may not be reviewed.|
NMSU IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.
Offer of employment is contingent upon verification of individual's eligibility for employment in the United States.