Penn State Harrisburg's School of Science, Engineering, and Technology (SSET) is accepting applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in the Biology program to start on August 2023. The school offers a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Genetics and Developmental Biology in the Biology program, in addition to several other undergraduates and graduate degrees in Engineering, Science, and Engineering Technology.
The school seeks candidates with interest and expertise in teaching and research in Plant Biochemistry, Physiology, Anatomy, Taxonomy, Breeding, and related fields. Candidates should address their understanding of college-level teaching and research expectation in their application material and include research activities and publication records related to their area of research expertise in the field of plant biology.
The selected candidate will develop and implement multi-faceted, collaborative, and robust teaching and research programs in Plant biology and related fields at the undergraduate level. Faculty members of SSET are expected to pursue and sustain scholarly research and publication.
Recruit and advise students,
Supervise undergraduate students and laboratories.
Support tasks required to contribute to the department, college, university, and profession through academic and professional service.
Faculty are also expected to actively promote and advance the school's steadfast commitment to students, academic service, and diversity and inclusion.
A Ph.D. degree in Biology or a closely related field is required by the time of appointment.
The assistant professor should possess a terminal degree or its equivalent in organized research or professional practice; must have demonstrated ability as a teacher or research worker; and must have shown definite evidence of growth in scholarly, artistic, or professional achievement.
How to Apply:
Candidates should apply for the position of Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Biology, Penn State Harrisburg by visiting hr.psu.edu/careers.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, a list of three professional references as well as a personal statement of research and teaching objectives.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Penn State is a multi-campus public land-grant University. Penn State Harrisburg, the Capital College, is the largest among Penn State's Commonwealth Campuses, enrolling nearly 5,000 students and offering more than 75 degree programs. The School of Science, Engineering, and Technology at Penn State Harrisburg is the largest school within the college. For more information about Penn State Harrisburg, please visit the college's website at harrisburg.psu.edu.
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