New Mexico State University
Office - Faculty Postings
|Department:||Biology Department - Req#2012002394|
|Non Tenure Track|
|Date Position Advertised:||October 10, 2012|
|Salary:||Commensurate with qualifications and education|
|Qualifications:||• PhD in Biology or related field
• Prior teaching experience
• Productivity commensurate with experience desired
• Demonstrated commitment to teaching at all levels of the undergraduate level, development of innovative teaching methods and materials, and an interest in science education.
Knowledge of- Teaching in areas of expertise, and related areas, science education and the incorporation of modern learning techniques into Biology curricula.
Skills in- Teaching to undergraduates, advising, and experience in service or outreach to the community.
Ability to- Direct, evaluate, train, and supervise the work of assigned personnel- develop and maintain effective working relationships; maintain accurate and orderly records; use independent judgment and initiative; organize and direct activities; analyze and evaluate information.
|Examples of Duties:||• The successful candidate will be responsible for three courses per semester covering a variety of Introductory Biology offerings for majors and non-majors as well as upper division courses in their area of expertise.
• Development of innovative teaching methods and materials, creative curriculum design, and other aspects of biology education.
• Assist the Biology Department with multiple undergraduate academic issues including departmental committee assignments, advising of undergraduate majors, and departmental decisions made by all faculty.
• 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:||NMSU is a public, land grant, minority-serving institution recognized by the Carnegie Foundation as RU/H (research university with high research activity). The Department of Biology is a thriving community of 20 faculty members supporting undergraduate majors in Biology, Microbiology, Genetics and Conservation Ecology. More than 70 graduate students are currently enrolled in MS and PhD programs within the department. The department supports core facilities for microscopy, isotope chemistry, tissue culture, next-generation sequencing, and natural history collections. Opportunities exist to participate in NIH-, NSF- and HHMI-sponsored training programs.
All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the University’s verification of credentials, individual’s eligibility for employment in the United States 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 send a single pdf file containing a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a concise statement of teaching philosophy by e-mail to email@example.com. Applicants should arrange to have three letters of reference sent by e-mail to the same address. Preference will be given to applications completed by the initial review date of November 30, 2012 and applications received after this date may be considered. **REVISED REVIEW DATE**|
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.