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DATE: June 2021

POSITION:   Biology Faculty  Full-Time, Tenure Track, Assistant Professor

Start Date:  August 2021 or January 2022

 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 August 2021 preferably, but a January 2022 start can be discussed.

A Ph.D. from a regionally or nationally accredited program is required in biology, botany, or a closely related discipline at the time of appointment.  A demonstrable ability to teach undergraduate courses in field botany, biology, terrestrial ecology, and related fields for majors and non-majors is required. The ability to teach courses in introductory-level and upper-level ecological and plant-based courses is required (including, but not exclusive to Dendrology, Field Botany, and Forest Ecology). In addition, the ability to teach a broad range of topics is preferred, including potential courses in (terrestrial ecology) fermentation. Experience with online teaching and learning is beneficial.  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, Microbiology, and Environmental Biology, Natural Sciences with Allied Health concentrations, Environmental Science, Chemistry, 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.

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Human Resources

Keystone College

One College Green

La Plume, PA 18440-1099

E-mail:            humanresources@keystone.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  EOE M/F/D/V

 

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