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Benedictine University Assistant Professor Biological Sciences

by Ed Hagen last modified Oct 02, 2012 03:55 PM expired
Full-Time, Tenure Track, 2013 Fall Semester. Benedictine University is a liberal arts institution located in the research corridor of metropolitan Chicago with nationally recognized undergraduate programs in the sciences. The University is in the midst of tremendous growth in the area of life sciences and, consistent with the Universityís vision statement, the institution is making a significant commitment of resources to support these programs.

Classification: Benefit- Eligible

Duties: The Department of Biological Sciences invites applications for a full-time tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin in Fall 2013.  We seek a candidate with expertise in the area of comparative physiology.  The area of specialization is open, but preference will be given to candidates who will add to the breadth of taxonomic expertise in our department while being able to build connections in such areas such as systems biology, computational biology, or ecology.  

Successful applicants will demonstrate successful experience teaching undergraduates, and will be willing and able to teach some combinations of comparative physiology, human physiology, introductory majors biology, and/or upper-level coursework in the area of expertise.  

Expectations to establish and participate in faculty/student research at the undergraduate level.  Startup funds available.  

Qualifications: Ph.D. and teaching experience required, with research interest (including pedagogical research) involving undergraduate students; postdoctoral experience is preferred.  Candidates must have legal authority to work in the USA permanently.  

Application Deadline: Priority given to applications received by December 2nd, 2012.  Position is open until filled. 

Application Process: Interested applicants should submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, and three letters of recommendation through Academic Jobs Online at: .  Any questions should be directed to Rose Fisk, Coordinator, College of Science, Benedictine University, 5700 College Road, Lisle IL 60532.  Email: Fax: 630-829-6547. EOE.  


Benedictine University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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