The Department of Biology/Toxicology at Ashland University (www.ashland.edu) seeks applications for an Assistant Professor (non-tenure track) for Cell, Molecular or Developmental Biology beginning August 2020. This position reports directly to the Department Chair.
Primary responsibilities include teaching courses in Cell Biology and Molecular Biology for science majors and Anatomy and Physiology (human cadaver based) for nursing students along with other courses as needed that fall within the candidate’s areas of expertise. The successful candidate will demonstrate an excellence in teaching and is expected to contribute to the life of the University.
PhD in Cell, Molecular, Developmental Biology or related fields is required. The candidate should have experience in teaching undergraduates and will be expected to maintain an active research program mentoring undergraduate research students as well as engage in service activities. Post-doctoral research experience is preferred. Research area is open but should involve eukaryotic cell or developmental biology and ideally will complement the Department’s programs in toxicology, forensic science, and/or environmental science.
For most favorable consideration, applicants must submit a letter of application, current curriculum vita, contact information for three (3) references, and teaching and research statements. Submissions should be sent electronically to Dr. Paul Hyman, Chair, Department of Biology/Toxicology, firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Ashland University meets fully its obligation of nondiscrimination under federal and state laws and is actively committed to diversity in its workplace. Employment will require a criminal background check.
About Ashland University
Ashland University, ranked in the top tier of colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category for 2017, is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University places great emphasis on the importance of each individual. The phrase “Accent on the Individual” has been our motto for many years and, hopefully, characterizes well the nature and content of the campus environment. It means that our concern for the student extends beyond ensuring a quality education in the classroom and laboratory to include a commitment to provide a stimulating and supportive environment in every respect.Translating the ideas of our Mission Statement into the realities of everyday life is the responsibility of each Ashland University employee. These ideas must be evidenced daily in the classroom, residence halls, each teaching site, on the playing fields and in our interaction with others. It should be the goal of each Ashland University employee to ensure that our Mission Statement is not merely words on paper but a true reflection of who and what we actually are and intend to be in the future.