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DATE: August 2019

POSITION:  Assistant Professor of Biology- Tenure Track

Start Date: August 2020

REPORTS TO: Department Chair – Biological & Physical Sciences and Mathematics

The Turock School of Arts and Sciences at Keystone College invites applications for a full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor of Biology to begin fall 2020.

A Ph.D. from a regionally or nationally accredited program is required in biology or a closely related discipline at the time of appointment.  A demonstrable ability to teach undergraduate courses in biology and related fields for majors and non-majors is required. The ability to teach courses in Botany and upper-level biology courses is required.  Experience with online teaching and learning is beneficial, as is bilingualism.  The candidate may participate in the development of new courses and curricula.

The successful applicant will exhibit a willingness to mentor undergraduate research projects. All full-time faculty at Keystone College serve as academic advisors and serve on College committees.   The normal teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester. Scholarship, service to the College, a strong commitment to teaching, advising, and mentorship of students is expected of all candidates.

The successful candidate must have the ability to work effectively with students and colleagues and have a strong commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education. The candidate must possess excellent communication skills and be self-motivated.

Keystone College is a private, co-educational college where emphasis is on undergraduate education, and importance is placed on faculty mentored student research projects. The Turock School of Arts and Sciences strives to maintain a personalized, student-centered approach to teaching and a collaborative approach to productive undergraduate research.  Our degree programs include General Biology, Wildlife Biology, Forensic Biology, Microbiology, and Environmental Biology, Natural Sciences with Allied Health concentrations, Environmental Science, and Public Health.

Letters of application should include curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a statement of undergraduate teaching philosophy, and a statement of research interests. Official transcripts with college/university seal will be required prior to employment.

TO APPLY:

Please send applications materials as noted above to:  Human Resources * Keystone College * One College Green * La Plume, PA 18440-1099 * email:  humanresources@keystone.edu

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