Kent State University at Stark invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, Tenure-Track position as an Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences Beginning Fall 2020.
Additional Basic Function – if applicable:
Examples of Duties:
Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following:
The regional campuses are designed to provide local access to a Kent State University degree. The faculty on the regional campuses teach four courses per semester and are actively engaged in pedagogical innovation. The successful candidate will be required to teach Microbiology for Nursing as well as Microbiology lecture and laboratory for undergraduate Biology majors, and will join a full-time Biology faculty of five who share well-equipped teaching laboratories in a new science and nursing building. A tenure-track appointment carries the expectation of teaching excellence, disciplinary scholarship, and university service.
Additional Examples of Duties – if applicable:
A Ph.D. in Biological Sciences with specialization in Cellular and Molecular Biology (especially Microbiology) is preferred. Teaching experience is required and post-doctoral experience is beneficial.
Preferred Qualifications – if applicable:
Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments
Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:
Light work-Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Incumbent must be able to communicate with others. Incumbent may be required to travel from building to building frequently and off campus occasionally.
In order to be considered for the position, all candidates are to apply online at jobs.kent.edu. Please request that official transcripts and three letters of reference be mailed to Kent State University at Stark, c/o Dean's office, 6000 Frank Ave. NW, North Canton, OH 44720.
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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.
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About Kent State University
Kent State University's eight-campus system, among the largest regional systems in the country, serves both the development of a true living/learning approach at the Kent Campus and the regional needs on seven other campuses throughout Northeast Ohio.The Kent Campus provides the resources and facilities of a large, diverse Ohio university, while the Regional Campuses – Kent State University at Ashtabula, Kent State University at East Liverpool, Kent State University at Geauga, Kent State University at Salem, Kent State University at Stark, Kent State University at Trumbull and Kent State University at Tuscarawas - offer the friendly, casual atmosphere of small liberal arts colleges. Today, Kent State has become an engine for economic, cultural and workforce development locally and internationally as one of the premiere Ohio universities. Kent State is ranked among the nation's 77 public research universities demonstrating high-research activity by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The Liquid Crystal Institute, for example, conducts research that translates into technologies used globally in laptops, calculators and flat screen televisions.