Campus/Location: Penn State Erie, The Behrend College Date Announced: 11/12/2018 Date Closing: open until filled Job Number: 84110 Classification: Exempt Work Unit: Penn State Behrend Department: Science
Penn State Behrend invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track position in Biology to begin August 2019. This position will be at the rank of lecturer or assistant teaching professor (depending on qualifications.) A Ph.D. in biology or related discipline is preferred, however exceptional candidates with an M.S. will be considered. Teaching includes core introductory courses in the biology major, general education, and potentially upper-level undergraduate biology classes commensurate with education and experience. Other responsibilities include coordination of multi-section introductory lab courses, engagement in scholarly activity and school and college service. Candidates with interests in pedagogy and curriculum development, particularly introductory biology lab courses are strongly encouraged to apply. After initial appointment, the position is renewable based on enrollments, program needs and performance. Penn State Behrend is a four-year undergraduate and graduate college of Penn State University with 4,700 students. The School of Science offers B.S. degrees in biology, chemistry, mathematics, mathematics education, nursing, physics, and environmental science. Erie Pennsylvania, a metropolitan area of 280,000 residents, is a major service, tourism, medical, and industrial center on Lake Erie's Presque Isle Bay and is located two hours from Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Buffalo. The region offers many cultural, sports, and recreational resources, as well as modest living costs and affordable housing. There are five colleges in the Erie area. Upload four documents: cover letter, curriculum vitae including names and contact information for three references, copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and teaching statement. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Martin G. Kociolek, Director, School of Science at ...@psu.edu. Review of applications will begin December 7, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.