Assistant Professor (Tenure -Track) - Natural Products and Biotechnology

  • Delaware State University
  • Dover, DE
  • Nov 20, 2020
Full time Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences Sciences and Technology: other

Job Description

Delaware State University
Vacancy Announcement - Assistant Professor of Natural Products and Biotechnology
Department of Human Ecology
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Applications will be accepted until position is filled


Appointment:  The College of Agriculture, Science and Technology at Delaware State University is seeking and outstanding applicant for Assistant Professor in Natural Products and Biotechnology for a
12 month, tenured track position that carries 70% Research and 30% Teaching in the Department of Human Ecology.   Description: The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong extramurally supported research program that strengthens existing natural products research and biotechnology research activities and provides opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to have hands-on laboratory skills and get practical experience and research placements that will readily lead to employment or advanced training in the STEM and pharmaceutical companies. Duties include but not limited to:1) develop a strong, independent, extramurally-funded research program; 2) teach an undergraduate and graduate level courses in his/her area of expertise; 3) develop collaborative relationships in research and instructional programs and contribute to outreach/extension and service functions of the Department, College, University and professional societies. Candidates must be willing to establish inter-departmental and inter-institutional programs that supports DSU’s tripartite Land-Grant mission of teaching, research and extension   Qualifications: Candidate must earn a PhD degree in Natural product chemistry, Molecular Biology, or a discipline related to Biotechnology. Candidates should have demonstrated verbal and written communication skills in a professional academic setting. Qualified candidates must exhibit a strong potential to attract external funding for their research and demonstrate excellence in teaching, advising, mentoring undergraduate students, and supervising undergraduate research.      To Apply:  Interested candidates must submit an online application for full consideration.  Additional requirements include graduate transcripts from all universities attended, application letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a brief statement of teaching philosophy (limited to one page), and a brief statement of research interests and plans (limited to two pages); and three letters of reference to:   Karen Holland Dean’s Office College of Agriculture, Science and Technology 1200 North DuPont HWY, Dover, DE 19904 Phone : 302-857-6400/302-857-6465 Email:   Delaware State University is an equal opportunity, Title IX Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, age or disability.

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