New Orleans, LA
Job posting number: #7075495
Posted: February 25, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionBiology Faculty
Dillard University, classified by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education as a balanced arts and sciences/professions institution, located in the culturally rich and diverse city of New Orleans, Louisiana, invites qualified applicants to apply for the position of Assistant Professor or Instructor of Biology (Anatomy and/or Physiology) in the School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).
This is a non-tenure track, full-time appointment as an Assistant Professor or Instructor of Biology which requires teaching and service. The appointment is effective August 2021. The successful candidate reports to the Chair of the School of STEM.
A master’s or doctorate in Anatomy and/or Physiology is preferred. Applicants with a master’s degree in one of the Biological Sciences or a professional degree (MD/DO) with at least 18 graduate credits in anatomy and physiology courses will be considered.
The candidate should have a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and academic advising of students. Primary teaching responsibilities will include a combination of the following courses: lecture and laboratory sections of anatomy and physiology I and II, histology, comparative vertebrate anatomy, and human physiology. The candidate is expected to use creative, innovative, and technologically-appropriate approaches to engage students in learning content. Candidates should possess the ability to instruct classes using face-to-face, hybrid, and fully online modalities.
Other responsibilities include teaching general biology, assisting in the development of curriculum, and participating in service activities to support the University, community, and profession. The successful applicant may also collaborate with other faculty members in conducting interdisciplinary research and engage students in conducting undergraduate research.
Full-time faculty members teach 12-15 hours per semester, must hold six (6) office hours per week, and maybe assigned additional teaching responsibilities and duties at the discretion of the program coordinator, school chair, college dean, or Vice President for Academic Affairs.