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Assistant Professors in Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy & Animal Physiology

Howard University, Biology Department

Job Title: Assistant Professors in Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy & Animal Physiology
Job Location: Washington DC , DC
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Sciences and technology: other
Biology/biotechnology/life sciences
Date Posted: 2017-08-14
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Assistant Professor of Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy (tenure track)
Assistant Professor of Animal Physiology (Neurophysiology emphasis, tenure track)

Department of Biology
College of Arts & Sciences
Howard University


Department of Biology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Howard University invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, one with specialization in Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy and the other in Animal Physiology, with an emphasis in Neurophysiology.

We seek outstanding applicants with a demonstrated track record of excellence in research and teaching. 

In addition to teaching and developing courses in their areas of specialization, candidates are expected to teach in the Introductory Biology courses (Biology 101 and/or Biology 102).

Job Requirements


Successful candidates are expected to develop vigorous, extramurally funded research programs in their areas of expertise, actively participate in the Department's teaching and curriculum development at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and mentor undergraduate and graduate students.

Candidates must have:

  • Earned doctorate in Biology or related field, with a specialization in physiology or comparative vertebrate anatomy from an accredited institution,
  • Record of scholarship, teaching, and professional service commensurate with the rank of assistant professor,
  • Effective communication and organizational skills, and
  • Postdoctoral and grant-writing experience preferred.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Application Process
Complete applications consist of a single PDF file containing

  1. A cover letter addressing qualifications listed above,
  2. A current curriculum vitae,
  3. A two-page statement of research accomplishments, interests, and future plans,
  4. A two-page statement of teaching experience and philosophy, and
  5. The names and contact information for at least three references who will provide letters upon request from the search committee.

Completed applications should be
addressed to the Chair of the search committee Dr. Franklin Ampy and emailed to either:
hubio.anat@gmail.com for the Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy position.
hubio.physio@gmail.com for the Animal Physiology (Neurophysiology emphasis) position

All application materials should be received by September 30, 2017 when screening will begin.

The starting date for both positions is August 15, 2018.

Additional details and information can be found at http://hubiosearch.wixsite.com/2017


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To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Dr. Franklin Ampy as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on www.AcademicCareers.com. Thank you.

Dr. Franklin Ampy
hubio.anat@gmail.com for the Comparative Vertebrat
hubio.physio@gmail.com for the Animal Physiology

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