Duties/Responsibilities: Teaching undergraduate biology courses including sophomore biodiversity with lab, ecology with lab, electives in the applicant’s areas of expertise, and other courses that support the Biology, Environmental Science, and Environmental Studies programs; advising undergraduates; conducting research that could involve undergraduates; and sharing in the governance and advancement of the Biology program, the division, interdisciplinary programs, and the campus.
This tenure-track position carries all of the privileges and responsibilities of University of Minnesota faculty appointments. A sound retirement plan, excellent fringe benefits and a collegial atmosphere are among the benefits that accompany the position. Appointment will be at the Assistant Professor level for those having the Ph.D. in hand and at the Instructor level for those whose Ph.D. is pending. The standard teaching load is twenty credit hours per year.
The University of Minnesota Morris seeks an individual committed to excellence in undergraduate education, to fill a tenure-track position in biology beginning August 17, 2020.
The qualifications are as follows:
Required/Preferred Qualifications: Required: Applicants must hold or expect to receive a Ph.D. in ecology or related field by August 17, 2020. Experience and evidence of excellence in teaching and mentoring undergraduate biology students is required (graduate TA experience is acceptable.)
Preferred: We seek applicants who are able to develop and teach upper-level elective courses in their area of expertise that complement those offered by the current biology faculty. We strongly encourage applications from broadly trained ecologists with expertise at the community, landscape, and/or ecosystem level who connect basic and applied ecology. We particularly value research that can involve the habitats endemic to our region.
Internal Number: 333212
About University of Minnesota, Morris
The University of Minnesota, Morris (UMM) provides a rigorous undergraduate liberal arts education, preparing its students to be global citizens who value and pursue intellectual growth, civic engagement, intercultural competence, and environmental stewardship.As a public land-grant institution, UMM is a center for education, culture, and research for the region, nation, and world. UMM is committed to outstanding teaching, dynamic learning, innovative faculty and student scholarship and creative activity, and public outreach. Our residential academic setting fosters collaboration, diversity, and a deep sense of community.