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Posted Oct 25
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Biology - Evolution
Location: Rock Hill, Sc
Position Type: Faculty, Tenure Track
Position URL: apply.interfolio.com/69471
 
Position Description:
The Biology Department at Winthrop University invites applicants for an assistant professorship with expertise in Evolution. The expected start date is August 15, 2020. The successful candidate will join a department comprising 18 full-time faculty, over 400 undergraduate majors, and 20 MS students. Winthrop University, located in the Charlotte, North Carolina metropolitan region, is a liberal arts, masters-granting state university. The candidate will demonstrate evidence of excellence in teaching, a strong commitment to student learning and development, and the ability to establish an independent research program that attracts both undergraduate and graduate students. This 9-month tenure-track faculty position with a rank of Assistant Professor requires a Ph.D. in a biological science or an equivalent area (ABDs will be considered). Review of applications will begin on November 25, 2019. Application materials received after the deadline may be considered if an acceptable candidate has not been found.
Major Responsibilities:
  1. Teach one or more courses in the area of biological evolution.
  2. Teach additional courses that could include Principles in Ecology, Evolution, and Biodiversity (BIOL 221/223), Scientific Process in Biology (BIOL 300), Integration of Biological Principles (BIOL 480), courses that contribute to the general education program, and/or other courses to give a total of 12 credit hours each semester.   
  3. Develop additional undergraduate and graduate courses in area of specialization
  4. Appropriate scholarly involvement in field of specialization
  5. Effective advising of both undergraduate and graduate students
  6. Engage in professional stewardship to the department, college, university, discipline, and community, as appropriate.
  7. Other duties as assigned by the department chair
 
Qualifications:
  1. PhD in a Biological Science with strong background in organic evolution and organismal biology. ABDs will be considered for appointment in a non-tenure track position at the rank of instructor if all degree requirements are not completed by the expected start date of August 15, 2020