Assistant Professor of Biology

09/27/17

Penn State Hazleton invites applications for a faculty position, Assistant Professor of Biology, (Tenure-Track, 36 weeks) to begin August 2018, or as negotiated.

Responsibilities: Teach two to three courses (9 contact hours) each semester using traditional, hybrid and/or online delivery methods. Teaching assignments would consist primarily of introductory, lab-based courses in biology for science majors, and general education courses in the successful applicant’s area of expertise. Teaching assignments may require teaching day, evening and/or Saturday classes as needed. Publish in refereed journals. Support undergraduate research opportunities. Participate in professional organizations and in course, curriculum, and program development. Advise students and provide career guidance. Participate in campus, university, and community service activities.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Biology or a related field, with a preferred specialty in either population genetics or cell biology. ABD Considered. Ability to teach general biology and introductory cell and molecular biology courses required. Evidence of potential in research and publication is expected. Commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment is expected. 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 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 Hazleton is one of more than 20 Penn State campuses statewide. It is a student-centered campus of approximately 800 students. The coursework for the first two years of more than 160 Penn State baccalaureate majors is offered, as well as ten baccalaureate degrees and five associate degrees. Our residential campus is located on a wooded ridge near the juncture of I-80 and I-81 in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Students and faculty at Penn State Hazleton 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://www.psu.edu/ur/cmpcoll.html. Inquiries about the position should be addressed to Dr. Elizabeth Wright, Director of Academic Affairs, Penn State Hazleton. E-mail: ejw12@psu.edu. Telephone: (570) 450-3188.

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.




Tenure-track Professor in Visual Cognitive Neuroscience

08/08/17

Tenure-track Professor in Visual Cognitive Neuroscience

Cognitive Science Department, Johns Hopkins University

The Department of Cognitive Science at Johns Hopkins University seeks a faculty candidate with an exceptionally strong record of conducting and directing cognitive research in the area of vision. The ideal candidate should address mid- to high- level vision, conduct research that makes substantive contact with theories of vision, and integrate multiple approaches (e.g., behavioral, neuroimaging and computational, neuropsychology and development). The rank is open, although preference may be given to mid-career appointments. Candidates should carry out integrative work in the target areas, and have the ability to conduct effective teaching, student supervision, and collaboration in a formally-oriented, highly interdisciplinary cognitive science department that has extensive interactions with related departments, including: Computer Science, Psychological and Brain Science, Neuroscience and Neurology. Applications will be reviewed starting October 15, 2017 and will be considered until the position is filled. Johns Hopkins University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Consistent with the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will assess the comprehensive qualifications of each applicant.

Please send cover letter, CV, research statement, and three letters of recommendation. Please send electronic submissions only. Submit to: https://apply.interfolio.com/41523




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