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Instructor in Biology

09/22/16

Penn State New Kensington invites applications for an Instructor in Biology (Fixed-term, multi-year appointment - 3 years, with option for renewal, 36 weeks) to begin August 2017, or as negotiated

Responsibilities: Teach the lecture and laboratory components of freshman and sophomore biology courses offered at the campus (including Basic Concepts/Biodiversity, Genetics, Cell and Molecular, and either Organismal or Population Biology/Ecology).using traditional, hybrid and online delivery methods.

Teaching assignments may require teaching day, evening and/or Saturday classes as needed. Participate in course, curriculum, and program development. Advise students and provide career guidance. Participate in campus, university, and community service activities. Engage in activities to stay current in the discipline. Qualifications: Master’s degree in biology or closely related field. PhD preferred.

Commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment is desired. Interest in active and collaborative learning, the instructional use of technology, and hybrid and online teaching is an advantage. Prior college-level and online teaching experience is strongly preferred. Enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment is important.

Campus Information: Penn State is a multi-campus public land-grant university that improves the lives of the people of Pennsylvania, the nation, and the world. Our instructional mission includes undergraduate, graduate, and continuing and distance education informed by scholarship and research. Our research, scholarship, and creative activities promote human and economic development through the expansion of knowledge and its applications in the natural and applied sciences, social sciences, arts, humanities, and the professions.

Penn State New Kensington is one of more than 20 Penn State campuses located across the Commonwealth. Our 70-acre campus in scenic, rural Westmoreland County is situated only 30 minutes from downtown Pittsburgh, and the location offers a wide range of lifestyles from urban to rural. It is a student-centered campus of approximately 700 students. The coursework for the first two years of more than 160 Penn State baccalaureate majors is offered, as well as 9 baccalaureate degrees and 5 associate degrees. Students and faculty at Penn State New Kensington have all of the resources of a major research university at their disposal, but in a small college atmosphere. Class sizes are small and the student/faculty ratio is low, so students can receive much individual attention. Our faculty members are committed to providing a high-quality educational experience to their students and are actively engaged in research. Our students receive a world-class education delivered in a small campus setting, and have opportunities to participate in undergraduate research projects supervised by faculty members.

For more information about the campus, visit http://newkensington.psu.edu, and for further information about academics and Penn State University, visit http://www.psu.edu/ur/cmpcoll.html.

Inquiries about the position should be addressed to Dr. Andrea Adolph, Director of Academic Affairs, Penn State New Kensington. E-mail: aea13@psu.edu. Telephone: (724) 334-6031. Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae; other information pertinent to the position may also be included. Finalists will be asked to submit a list of references. Closing Date: Application review begins November 1, 2016, and continues until a suitable candidate is found.

Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/878422

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to http://www.police.psu.edu/clery/, which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.




Museum Curator of Integrated Sciences

09/13/16

San Bernardino County, CA $46,820.80 - $64,334.40 Annually

The San Bernardino County Museum offers an exciting opportunity for a dynamic Curator of Integrated Science who will manage all aspects of exhibits, program development, and collections management related to the museum’s biology, natural science, environmental science, or other integrated science collections.

Requirements:

EDUCATION: A Bachelor’s Degree in one of the Integrated Sciences such as Biology, Physics, Astronomy, Chemistry, or Environmental or Earth Science; or closely related field.

—AND—

EXPERIENCE: (must meet one of the following Options)

Option A: One (1) year curator experience in integrated sciences, which includes collection management, interpretive programming, and supervision of professional, technical, or volunteer staff. .

Option B: Two (2) years of professional experience with integrated sciences with primary responsibility as a researcher, lecturer, preparing exhibits, handling specimens, and/or working with collections, including public interaction.

For more details, please review the announcement at www.sbcounty.gov/hr. Application can be made on-line - apply ASAP - open until 9/23/16. (909) 387-8304 - EEO/ADA




ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

08/10/16

Faculty Position in Cancer Biology Stanford University School of Medicine

Applications are invited for a tenure - track junior faculty appointment in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Stanford University School of Medicine in the Division of Radiation & Cancer Biology (http://radcancerbio.stanford.edu/). We are particularly interested in candidates who possess a PhD or MD/PhD with postdoctoral training and track record of accomplishments, especially related to:

• Tumor metabolism • Proteomics • Immune checkpoints • Tumor physiology • DNA replication • The unfolded protein response • Tumor immunology • DNA damage response • Radiation induced checkpoints and cell cycle control • Genomics • DNA repair

The predominant criterion for appointment in the University Tenure Line is a major commitment to research and teaching. The activities of the Department are diverse and include a strong basic science and translational research programs in Cancer Biology. The Department has one current Program Project Grant and a T32 Postdoctoral Training Grant to support Postdoctoral Fellows.

The successful candidate for appointment to Assistant /Associate Professor must have demonstrated true distinction (or the promise of achieving true distinction) in research, and the capability of sustaining first-rate performance (or the promise of this)in teaching appropriate to the programmatic need upon which the appointment is based. Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty.

It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions. Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

Interested candidates should send a copy of their curriculum vitae, a brief letter outlining their interests and the names of three references to:

**Search # 54869 Amato Giaccia, Ph.D. Search Committee Chair Department of Radiation Oncology medSearchCommittee@stanford.edu

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