The Department of Biology at the University of Hartford has an opening for a tenure track Assistant Professor starting in August 2019. The candidate is expected to be a broadly trained Biologist who can specialize in teaching Introductory Biology. Additional teaching responsibilities will depend upon the candidate's particular area of expertise, but preference will be given to those who can teach Medical Microbiology or Anatomy and Physiology. There will also be opportunities to teach in our innovative Interdisciplinary Studies (UIS) curriculum.
The candidate is expected to develop an independent research program that can involve undergraduate students and will lead to publications. Service activities including advising and participation in recruitment and retention efforts are expected. Applicants should have a Ph.D. (advanced ABD will be considered) in Biology or related fields. Prior teaching and post-doctoral experience are preferred. The University is located within greater Hartford, an area rich in cultural and recreational activities that is within driving distance of metropolitan Boston and New York. The University of Hartford is an open and welcoming community, which values diversity in all its forms. In addition, the University aspires to have its faculty and staff reflect the rich diversity of its student body and the Hartford region. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and multicultural competence in an educational and work environment and must be willing to contribute to the Colleges strategic plan of inclusion. Our five-year strategic plan was approved in May of 2014 and is being implemented by teams of faculty and staff. More information on the plan and the full text of our academic mission can be seen at www.hartford.edu.
Interested candidates should submit electronically a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research goals and space/equipment needs, statement of teaching philosophy, a copy of graduate school transcript, and names of three contacts for letters of reference to http://hartford.peopleadmin.com/postings/2166. Review of applications will begin on October 30 and continue until the position is filled.