Position in Biology - University of Michigan Dearborn

Posted on 11/03/08

The Department of Natural Sciences invites applications for a new tenure track assistant professor position in Biology beginning in the Fall 2009. A relevant doctorate and a commitment to both teaching and research are required. Postdoctoral experience is desirable. Teaching duties will include lecture and laboratory participation in the Introductory Biology Team (Organismal and Environmental Biology) and an upper division undergraduate course in the applicant’s specialty. The upper level class may include topics in Cellular and Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Neuroscience, Developmental Genetics, Environmental Biology, and Toxicology. The area of research is open, but should connect to the existing faculty and departmental strengths and resources. The successful applicant is expected to develop and maintain an active externally funded research program leading to peer-reviewed publications. A research lab, modest start-up funds, and teaching released time are available. We encourage engagement with undergraduate students in research. Applicants should submit a letter of application, along with a complete vita, statement of teaching philosophy, outline of research plan, and the names of three references to: Biology Faculty Search Secretary, Department of Natural Sciences, University of Michigan-Dearborn, 4901 Evergreen Rd., Dearborn, MI 48128. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2008.

The University of Michigan-Dearborn is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women. For further information, please consult http://www.casl.umd.umich.edu/naturalsciences/.