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University of GeorgiaLocation: Athens, GA 30602 Document ID: A7055-0LBA Posted on: 02/08/2013 Job Type: Regular
Assistant Professor in Cell Biology Education
The Department of Cellular Biology at University of Georgia invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in cell biology education, commencing August 7, 2013. The successful candidate will contribute to teaching of upper level undergraduate cell biology and conduct externally funded research in biology education. The candidate will also benefit from interactions with faculty in the Division of Biological Sciences whose research area is biology education.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in molecular cell biology or a closely related field, and at least one year of postdoctoral experience in basic science, education research, or teaching. Candidates should have strong disciplinary content knowledge in cell biology along with expertise in and commitment to cell biology education. Preference will be given to applicants that have teaching experience at the undergraduate level and who have published in biology education.
Candidates should submit a CV, teaching portfolio, and concise statement of biology education research plans electronically at: https://secure.interfolio.com/apply/21208. Three confidential letters of recommendation are required and applicants should request them from their referees via Interfolio. Application materials submitted in other ways will not be considered. Questions about the search should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org. For assistance using Interfolio, please call 1-877-997-8807 or email email@example.com. Review of applications will begin on February 22, 2013 and continue until the position has been filled.
Georgia is well known for its quality of life in regard to both outdoor and urban activities (www.georgia.gov). UGA is a land and sea grant institution located in Athens, 90 miles northeast of Atlanta (www.visitathensga.com; www.uga.edu).
The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University is an EEO/AA/ADA institution.