The Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences at Georgia College & State University seeks a specialist in vertebrate physiology with expertise in cellular and molecular techniques or bioinformatics. The primary teaching responsibility will be vertebrate physiology, with other teaching opportunities including core curriculum (non-majors) and lower level biology courses for majors as well as upper level undergraduate and graduate courses in the candidate’s areas of expertise. Teaching responsibilities will include 12 contact hours/semester.
The candidate will be expected to develop an independent research program, to include undergraduate and graduate students in the research, especially students interested in biomedical careers. Faculty are expected to mentor students in presentation and publication. Travel for professional development purposes is expected.
We seek a highly trained individual who is committed to liberal arts education, can demonstrate excellence in teaching and research, possesses the ability and commitment to work with a culturally diverse student, faculty and staff population, and who is willing to collaborate with other faculty in research, curriculum development and other areas of faculty responsibility.
There are two undergraduate majors within the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences. We currently have 26 full time faculty members in the department with about 440 undergraduate biology majors, 100 environmental science majors, and an M.S. program in biology with approximately 30 students pursuing thesis and non-thesis degrees. For more information about the department visit us at http://www.gcsu.edu/biology/
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Interested candidates should apply online at https://www.gcsujobs.com/postings/4950 and include a letter of application, vitae, 1-page teaching philosophy, 1-page research statement, unofficial transcripts and 3 confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin in January 2018, and continue until the position is filled.