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Assistant Professor - (FAC000320) Cell & Molecular Biology or Biochemistry

University of Houston-Downtown, Department of Natural Sciences

Job Title: Assistant Professor - (FAC000320) Cell & Molecular Biology or Biochemistry
Job Location: Houston , TX
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Sciences and technology: other
Biology/biotechnology/life sciences
Date Posted: 2017-10-31
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Assistant Professor -
Cell & Molecular Biology or Biochemistry
University of Houston-Downtown

Department Name: D0017 Natural Sciences


The Department of Natural Sciences at the University of Houston-Downtown invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in Cell & Molecular Biology or Biochemistry at the assistant professor level with an anticipated starting date of August 15, 2018.

Teaching responsibilities for this position include first-year biology and upper-level biology courses in the area of cellular and molecular biology, and/or biochemistry, based on the needs of the department.

In addition to providing student-centered pedagogy in all courses, this position requires the establishment of a successful research program that actively engages undergraduate students.

The faculty member is expected to pursue funding to support their research and to engage in service activities that support the mission of the department and UHD.

Job Requirements

Required attributes: candidates must

  • Hold a Ph.D. in biological sciences or related field


Preferred skills, knowledge and abilities:

  • Demonstrated potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching
  • A record of engagement in research appropriate to a predominantly undergraduate institution and a clear interest in directing undergraduate students in research
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to collaborate with others
  • Experience with multiple forms of instructional delivery.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Attach the following to the job application:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Statement of research plans to include a discussion of how the proposed research program will incorporate undergraduate students
  • Unofficial transcripts

Additionally, have 3 Letters of Recommendation sent directly to Ms. Andrea Guillory (guillorya@uhd.edu).

For additional information and to apply, please visit: https://uhs.taleo.net/careersection/ex3_uhdf/jobdetail.ftl?job=FAC000320&tz=GMT-05%3A00

The University of Houston-Downtown is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression in the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and regulations. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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