Tenure-track ASSISTANT PROFESSOR position available August 2018. Earned doctorate in Molecular Biology or related discipline is required; research and teaching interest in some aspect of bioinformatics is preferred. The successful applicant must be qualified to teach courses in Molecular Genetics, Cell & Molecular Biology, Introduction to Recombinant DNA Technology, and laboratories in introductory biology. The applicant may also be required to develop upper division special topics courses or graduate courses in the applicant’s specific area of expertise. The selected candidate is expected to establish an active, externally funded research program involving undergraduate and/or graduate students. Applicants must successfully complete the interview process including a teaching demonstration and a research seminar to be considered for this position. To apply, upload a cover letter, one copy of all university transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable during the application process; if offered the position, official transcripts are required), teaching philosophy, research statement and a curriculum vitae to the online application system at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wcupa/default.cfm.
Letters of recommendation (3) need to be sent directly from the evaluators either to SEARCH-MOLBIO@wcupa.edu or by mail to Dr. Oné R. Pagán, 750 S. Church St., Department of Biology, West Chester University, West Chester, PA 19383. Please indicate “Molecular Biology search” in the Subject line. For more details, please contact Dr. Pagán at the email above. Review of completed applications begins on August 2, 2017 and continues until the position is filled. The filling of this position is contingent upon available funding. All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon satisfactory completion of all pre-employment background and consumer reporting checks. Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty and staff advances WCU’s educational mission and strategic Plan for Excellence. West Chester University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, United States Armed Forces veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.