Jobs at Alfred


Date Posted:10/2/18
Position Title:Assistant Professor of Biology
Location:Division of Biology
Responsibilities:The Division of Biology at Alfred University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Biology beginning August, 2019. We seek someone with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts setting whose research interests can be expanded to include undergraduates. The successful candidate will have expertise in human biology and will be able to contribute to our core biology courses. Specific teaching assignments will include a majors-level Human Anatomy and Physiology lecture/lab course, a lower division Physiology of Aging course, and a research-intensive majors' course. In addition to teaching, faculty responsibilities include an active program of research and scholarship, student advising, and participation in shared faculty governance.

Founded in 1836 and nestled in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains and the Finger Lakes wine region in western New York State, Alfred University is a small, comprehensive private university with a long-standing tradition of excellence in Liberal Arts and inclusive practices. It is situated on a sprawling 232-acre campus where nearly 2,200 undergraduate and graduate students reside in a vibrant, student-centered learning community. Outdoor recreational opportunities are abundant at our campus location.
Requirements:Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience preferred; ABD considered (for Instructor rank).

Preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated commitment to excellence, innovation, and diversity in undergraduate teaching and close interaction with students in a small-college environment.
Experience: Send cover letter; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; statement of research interests; and contact information of three references, at least one of which should be a current or very recent supervisor to humanresources@alfred.edu, with "Biology" in the subject line. Official transcripts will be required for employment. Review of complete applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Alfred University actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee, student or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction status, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Protected veterans, minorities and women are encouraged to apply.