Assistant Professor of Biology

Chatham University

Assistant Professor of Biology

  • Institution: Chatham University
  • Institution Type: Four-Year/Advanced Degree (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.)
  • Location: Pittsburgh, PA US

Assistant Professor of Biology

  • Chatham University | Pittsburgh, PA US
  • Hourglass IconDeadline: January 15, 2022

Job TitleAssistant Professor of Biology

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Faculty

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Location Pittsburgh, PA US

Deadline January 15, 2022

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Job Description

Chatham University Founded in 1869, Chatham University has an enrollment of over 2,200 students across over 60 undergraduate and graduate programs in our areas of excellence: sustainability & health, the arts & sciences and business & communications. Chatham has consistently been named a College of Distinction and a “Best College” by U.S. News & World Report, and-as the alma mater of environmental icon, Rachel Carson (Class of ’29)-is perennially ranked as one of the greenest colleges in the United States by Sierra Magazine and the Princeton Review. Chatham’s mission is: “To prepare students to build lives of purpose, value and fulfilling work…by preparing graduates to be informed and engaged citizens in their communities; to recognize and respect diversity of culture, identity, and opinion; and to live sustainably.” Building on this mission, Chatham is committed to creating a supportive and inclusive learning, living and working environment for all members of the campus community. Chatham consists of the School of Health Sciences; the Falk School of Sustainability & Environment; the School of Arts, Science and Business; and the School for Continuing & Professional Studies. Located in Pittsburgh, PA-one of the country’s most livable cities and great college towns-Chatham is spread across three distinct locations: the historic arboretum, Shadyside Campus; Chatham Eastside in the fast-growing East End; and Eden Hall Campus, one of the world’s most sustainable campuses. Diversity and Inclusion Chatham University is committed to fostering a community of equity and inclusion. In recruiting new employees, we seek to strengthen our campus community by attracting people with a diversity of experience and identities. Persons of color, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Chatham University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin. Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Position Summary Chatham University is seeking applications for a full-time Assistant Professor of Biology to begin Fall 2022. Primary responsibilities including teaching introductory cell biology, as well as other courses in the candidate’s area of expertise that align with departmental teaching needs for Biology students. Preference given to those individuals who can teach Developmental Biology, Immunology, and/or Histology. Additional responsibilities may include Pre-Health (medicine, dental, veterinary) advising for undergraduate and graduate (Master’s) students. The successful candidate is expected to develop and maintain an active research program. Qualifications Completion of a Ph.D. in biology is required. Preference will be given to applicants with teaching and post-doctoral research experience. Experience working with diverse groups is desirable. Application materials should detail how your teaching, service and/or scholarship has supported the success of first-generation students and students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in their academic field; applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further Chatham’s commitment to diversity. How to Apply Interested candidates should visit and follow the instructions to complete the application process. To ensure full consideration, please submit a cover letter addressing the qualifications of the position, curriculum vitae, teaching, research, and diversity statements, and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will continue on a rolling basis or until the position is filled. Application materials received by December 13, 2021 will receive primary consideration. Chatham University offers a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package, including tuition remission for qualified personnel and their dependents/spouses as well as a generous retirement plan.

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