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Clark University Teaching and Research Postdoc
Jobs & Postdocs
Posted Jun 23
Clark University’s Department of Biology invites applications for a one-year, full-time appointment to commence in the fall semester of 2019.  The successful candidate will have the potential for excellence in teaching and have a strong and ongoing research program.
 
The Fellow will have the opportunity to contribute to initiatives in our introductory and interdisciplinary curriculum, including teaching two sections (of approx. 16 students) in our Introductory Biology Lab in the fall and spring semesters and an additional course in the spring semester (an upper level elective).  The successful candidate will also conduct research involving undergraduates in collaboration with an existing Biology faculty member, including in summer 2020.  Candidates from all areas of biology are encouraged to apply.
 
A Ph.D. is desired, but we will consider those nearing completion of the degree. Previous teaching experience is preferred.
 
Further information about the department is available at www.clarku.edu/departments/biology.  We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their teaching, research, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.   
 
Applicants should submit; a single page cover letter, a three page CV, a single page description of their current research program, a single page teaching statement and the names of three referees.  Candidates are also encouraged to include a single page statement about their personal efforts working in and promoting diverse academic environments. The cover letter should address how their research interests and teaching philosophy complement the existing strengths in the department.  All application materials should be sent as PDF files to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/13931.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  For further information contact: Professor Robert Drewell (rdrewell@clarku.edu), Chair of Biology.
 
Founded in 1887, Clark is a teaching and research university located in Worcester, Massachusetts. Clark is one of the oldest graduate institutions in the United States. The University’s mission is to educate undergraduate and graduate students to be imaginative and contributing citizens of the world, and to advance the frontiers of knowledge and understanding through rigorous scholarship and creative effort.   
 
See http://www.clarku.edu/offices/hr for full position description.
 
Clark University embraces equal opportunity and affirmative action as core values: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, inclusive of all women, to apply.