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Chair of Biology at the University of Mississippi
University of Mississippi Position Description The University of Mississippi invites applications for the full-time, 12-month administrative faculty position as Chair of the Department of Biology in the College of Liberal Arts. The University of Mississippi is an R1 institution in an exciting phase of institutional growth and is located in the city of Oxford, a vibrant community known for its small-town charm and outstanding educational and cultural opportunities. The Department of Biology has both tenured/tenure-track and instructional faculty, research associates, M.S. and Ph.D. students, and one of the largest cohorts of undergraduate majors and most robust course enrollments at the university. It is home to a community with broad research interests and expertise that span the hierarchy of biological organization from genes to ecosystems (for more information visit biology.olemiss.edu).
Candidates for the position of Chair must have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in any area of the biological sciences and professional accomplishments commensurate with tenure at the rank of Professor, including a history of productive scholarship supported by extramural funding and documented strong graduate and undergraduate teaching experience. We seek a chair who will provide innovative and collaborative leadership to help the faculty shape a shared vision for the department’s future and to cultivate exemplary research and teaching. Desired qualifications include experience managing personnel and finances, strong interpersonal communication skills, a commitment to shared governance, a collaborative administrative approach that builds consensus across biological disciplines, the ability to build and manage interdisciplinary partnerships, and dedication to graduate student career development. Candidates with demonstrable commitment and experience in fostering diverse, equitable, and inclusive communities for research, teaching, and learning are of particular interest. See Link below for Full Details
University of Oregon Mohammed AlMana College of Medical Sciences (MACHS) in Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia in partnership with the University of Oregon have collaborated on a Global Health 2+X degree pathway program. The collaboration has included significant curricular and pedagogical reform focused on introductory science courses. MACHS is recruiting multiple positions for experienced international faculty to teach in person at MACHS for one semester (Spring 2022) during the launch year of the 2+X program and support MACHS faculty implementation of the revised curriculum. Faculty will live in the Eastern Provence of Saudi Arabia for one semester and work under contract from MACHS. Instruction will be given completely in English. Remote support will be provided by the UO Global Studies Institute. More about the MACHS-UO 2+X Global Health Program https://gsi.uoregon.edu/machs-2-X-program
MACHS was founded by University of Oregon (UO) alumna Dr Aisha AlMana, a renowned leader in Saudi Arabia for gender equality and women’s rights. MACHS students who complete the first two years at MACHS, including English language instruction and introductory science and math courses, will be academically prepared to apply for a scholarship program funded by Dr Aisha to complete their bachelor’s degree at UO or to transfer to other international or Saudi institutions. MACHS faculty who teach in the 2+X program have attended a Summer Institute on Scientific Teaching and worked extensively with the UO on curricular and pedagogical reform.
Biology Discipline-based Education Research Assistant Professor
University of Rhode Island We seek candidates interested in developing a strong and externally funded research program in undergraduate biology education. The successful candidate will conduct research, support and mentor graduate and undergraduate students, and teach a course in introductory biology as well as upper-level or graduate courses related to their interests. The successful candidate will couple their research and teaching efforts to improve teaching and learning within their own classroom while possibly partnering with other STEM instructors. We are especially interested in candidates with research experience and/or interests relating to building equity and inclusion in STEM education, and candidates with a demonstrated commitment to addressing the systemic biases and significant challenges experienced by students historically excluded from science.
Associate Vice Provost for Advancement of Teaching and Learning
University of Rhode Island Provide innovative leadership for the Office for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning (ATL) to advance excellence, inclusion, and diversity in teaching, learning, and assessment in all modalities across the University. Provide a visionary approach to evidence-based faculty development, assessment, and online education. Connect ATL’s initiatives to the University’s strategic plan and institutional accreditation goals. Provide oversight for the key resources of ATL (personnel, budget, data). Act as the liaison between ATL and the Provost’s Office, College Deans and Associate Deans, and Informational Technology Services. The Directors, Associate Directors, or Assistant Directors of the offices of Faculty Development, Student Learning Outcomes Assessment and Accreditation, Online Education, URI Online, and the Academic Testing Center report directly to the Associate Vice Provost.
Assistant or Associate Professor of Chemistry (Inorganic), Tenure Track
Simmons University The Simmons University Department of Chemistry & Physics invites applications for tenure track faculty position beginning Fall 2022. This is a full time (10-month), tenure track assistant or associate professor position in the Chemistry and Physics Department offering ACS Certified Chemistry & Biochemistry, and Physics B.S. Degrees. We seek an innovative educator and scholar with demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentoring, creative curriculum development, an active research agenda, and a commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration inside and outside the University. One of our strategic goals is to become the most inclusive campus in New England. As a University committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, we seek candidates with a demonstrated ability to work with students across a broad range of social and personal identities and perspectives. We particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented populations.
Applicants should have a PhD in Inorganic Chemistry, Bioinorganic Chemistry, Inorganic Materials Chemistry, Nanoscience or related field, or a PhD expected to be completed by the time of the appointment. Research interests centering on "science for social good" such as environmental remediation, clean energy, nanomedicine is encouraged as is post-doctoral experience. Additional qualifications include demonstrated experience in scholarship that includes original research, publications, or participation in other scholarly activities; evidence of excellence in undergraduate teaching; and the ability to establish an active research program with undergraduates. The Department values experiential learning, learner-centered educational strategies and strong teaching skills. We implement course-based, undergraduate research experiences (CURE, as described by the Council for Undergraduate Research) for upper-level laboratory courses.
Lecturer, NTT or Assistant Professor, NTT in Chemistry
Simmons University The Simmons University Department of Chemistry & Physics invites applications for a full-time contract (non-tenure track) faculty position beginning Fall 2022. We are looking for an energetic and independent colleague with a passion for teaching who can thrive in the environment of a small urban liberal arts college. As a mission-driven institution, we invite applications from candidates who share our passion and commitment to empowering women to thrive in their careers. Simmons University strives for inclusive excellence in all aspects of an individual’s community experience: One of our strategic goals is to become the most inclusive campus in New England. As a University committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, we seek candidates with a demonstrated ability to work with students across a broad range of social and personal identities and perspectives.
This Boston-based 10-month contract (non-tenure) faculty position will report to the Department Co-Chairs. This role involves teaching lectures and/or labs in Chemistry. Candidates with PhD degrees in Organic Chemistry and experience in teaching both introductory general chemistry and organic lecture and lab courses are strongly preferred. Candidates invested in the scholarship of teaching and learning focused on continuous improvement of laboratory experiences such as development of course based undergraduate research experiences (CURE, as described by the Council for Undergraduate Research) will be given priority. Qualifications/Skills: PhD in Organic Chemistry, or related discipline. Evidence of excellence in teaching general and organic lecture and lab courses.