Job ID: 152433

Assistant Professor, Biology (Tenure Track)

University of Akron

  • Jan. 6, 2021
  • Assistant Professor, Biology (Tenure Track)
  • The Department of Biology
  • University of Akron
    Akron, OH
  • Open until filled
  • Fall 2021
  • Assistant Professor
  • Anatomy/Physiology
    Biology - General

Assistant Professor, Biology (Tenure Track)
The University of Akron

The Department of Biology at The University of Akron invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to carry out research in comparative or human anatomy starting with the fall semester 2021. The candidate should have the ability to: teach an upper-level cadaver-based human anatomy course (with laboratory) for undergraduate biology majors and pre professional students; develop an externally-funded research program that contributes to the UA Integrative Biosciences PhD Program, including both graduate and undergraduate researchers; ideal candidate will complement existing Departmental biomedical expertise and enhance the pre-med student experience

This position will also report directly to the Chair of the Department of Biology; teach introductory and upper-level courses as directed; develop a sustainable research program; engage in service activities to support the Department, College and University as assigned, including enhancing the pre-med student experience and submit grants to support their research.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree; ability to teach anatomy at the undergraduate and graduate levels (including an upper level Human Anatomy course)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Postdoctoral research experience
  • Strong publication record
  • Demonstrable potential to develop an active research program
  • Experience teaching Human and Comparative Anatomy and potential for undergraduate research activities. Preference will also be given to candidates with specific experience in teaching Human Anatomy.

About UA:
Located in Akron, Ohio, The University of Akron (UA) is one of the largest employers in the region and offers an array of employment opportunities. Here you’ll find a metropolitan setting that places you in the heart of a dynamic, regional economy and in sync with the pulse of business, government and the community.

We’re committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff by including individuals from varied backgrounds and characteristics, including age, gender, religion, ethnicity, disability, national origin, sexual orientation and socioeconomic background. We’re also committed to offering competitive salary and benefits packages to qualified candidates.

Application deadline: Open until filled, however, review of applicants will begin February 15, 2021.
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