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State University of New York at Geneseo

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State University of New York at Geneseo Department of Biology invites applications for a tenure track Animal Physiologist at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in August 2019. The duties of the position include teaching courses at the undergraduate level, conducting research involving undergraduate students, advising students, and providing service to the department and college. Duties include: - Teaching upper level lectures and labs in Animal Physiology - Academic advising - Maintaining a research program in animal physiology that engages undergraduate students - Service to the college and community Our priority is teaching excellence. We seek someone with a strong commitment to teaching in a liberal arts setting and who is prepared to teach both introductory courses and advanced courses in their area of expertise. A commitment to working effectively with students from diverse backgrounds is essential.

Required Qualifications: The candidate must have a PhD in a relevant discipline conferred by the time of appointment and be qualified to teach an upper level undergraduate courses and labs in animal physiology for Biology and Biochemistry majors. The successful candidate also will be expected to teach in other required courses for majors or in service courses for non-majors. The candidate must have a demonstrated interest in teaching. The candidate will be expected to develop and maintain a research program in animal physiology that engages undergraduate students and can be carried out at an undergraduate institution. The candidate will be expected to maintain research productivity sufficient to publish in peer-reviewed journals and to submit grants. Although teaching experience in human anatomy and physiology does not exclude a candidate, we have existing expertise in that area and are not looking to expand it now.

Preferred Qualifications: Candidates should have experience in teaching courses and laboratories directly related to animal physiology at the upper undergraduate level and in other introductory or intermediate level Biology courses. Candidates should have relevant research publications and postdoctoral research experience in some area of animal physiology, with preference given to those using invertebrate or non-mammalian systems. The successful candidate will also have demonstrated a commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive working/teaching environment. In addition, the successful candidate will have demonstrated a commitment and ability to work effectively with a diverse group of students, faculty, staff and constituents in support of campus and department mission.

To apply, submit an online faculty application at Applicants should be prepared to upload a cover letter that addresses teaching and research qualifications and a CV. In addition, applicants should be prepared to supply contact information (email address) for three references. Review of completed applications will begin upon receipt. To be guaranteed consideration, applications must be completed by November 9, 2018. The final date that letters of reference will be accepted is November 26, 2018. If using Interfolio to submit letters of reference, please follow the special instructions at this link:

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