The Department of Biology at the University of Central Arkansas invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of Cellular Biology. The appointment will be at the Assistant Professor level and will begin on August 15, 2014. Applications are sought from outstanding individuals who value quality teaching and are dedicated to developing an active research program involving both undergraduate and Master’s level students. The position offers a reduced teaching load initially, dedicated research space, start-up funding, and opportunities for internal as well as external grants.
Primary teaching responsibilities will be in upper-level Cellular Biology for majors with contributions to additional cellular biology courses (for majors) and our freshman curriculum. Opportunities also exist to develop upper-division and graduate courses that will augment our current programs. Please visit our web site for more details <www.uca.edu/biology/>.
The Department of Biology has 31 full-time faculty, approximately 625 undergraduate majors and a growing Master’s program that currently enrolls 25 graduate students (18 institutionally supported TA positions). Shared research space and instrumentation includes plant growth chambers, three greenhouses, approved animal facilities, a real-time PCR machine, modern SEM and confocal microscopes, and a flow cytometer.
Submit letter of interest, curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, an outline of research plans indicating where students may participate, and the names and contact information for three references to:
Dr. Ben Cash, Department of Biology, University of Central Arkansas, 201 Donaghey Ave. LSC 180, Conway, AR 72035-5003.
Ph.D. required. Recent Ph.D.s are encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin on 23 November 2013 and remain open until filled.
UCA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.