Assistant Professor of Biology

  • Nicholls State University
  • Thibodaux, LA
  • Jul 18, 2022
Full time Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences

Job Description

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Minimum Experience Required

Classroom instruction at the college level.

Minimum Education Required

Ph.D. in Biological Sciences or related field

Preferred Education

Ph.D. in Microbiology

Preferred Experience

Classroom experience teaching general biology at the college level.


Teaching. 60% of the time for this position will be spent teaching courses in the Department of Biological Sciences. This position will mostly teach courses related to general biology, microbiology, and pathogenic microbiology but the courses taught by this position remains at the discretion of the department head and is based on departmental needs.
Research. 30% of the time for this position will be spent conducting research through mentoring undergraduate and graduate student research, serving on graduate student thesis committees, submitting research grants, participating in professional development opportunities, presenting research findings at professional meetings, and publishing scholarly articles.
Service. 10% of the time for this position will be spent providing service to the department, college, university, and profession through advising, committee work, and volunteer activity. The person in this position will be expected to advise students in concentrations related to the faculty member's background. In addition, the person in this position will be expected to serve on departmental search committees, and other committees such as the recruiting and retention committee, and the student awards committee. In addition, the faculty member in this position should be willing to serve on various college-level and university-level committees if the opportunity arises. Finally, the faculty member should be willing to volunteer for off-hours and weekend recruiting events and to represent the department on weekend events like Family Day.

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