Faculty Tenure-track: Assistant Professor: BIOLOGY CAS-BIOT

Faculty Tenure-track: Assistant Professor: BIOLOGY
Summary: Queens University of Charlotte invites applications for a tenure-track
assistant professor of Biology position beginning August 2015 in the area of population
genetics, ecotoxicology, ecophysiology and/or biological modeling.
Experience, Knowledge and Skills Required: Candidates must have a Ph.D. in
biology or related field; ABD will be considered. Preference will be given to candidates
who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and
excellence of the academic community. Excellent oral communication skills and the
potential for high-quality teaching effectiveness in undergraduate teaching are required.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The successful candidate will demonstrate
passion for undergraduate education for both traditional and adult students, ability to
connect with students at all levels of proficiency, ability to make connections across
disciplines, knowledge of pedagogical developments, and ability to forge community
outreach through the classroom. Departmental teaching responsibilities will include
introductory level classes for majors and non-majors and upper level courses for
undergraduate biology majors. The successful candidate should have an interest in and
ability to teach in our interdepartmental learning communities for general education.
Application Process:
Deadline for applications is.
Qualified candidates should submit via email to [email protected] the following
(1) a letter of interest,
(2) current resume or curriculum vitae,
(3) statement of teaching philosophy
Be sure to include “REF: CAS-BIOT” and YOUR NAME in your email Subject Line.
(Example: REF: CAS-BIOT, Shawn Mullin)
Application Process: Deadline for applications is November 1, 2014. Qualified candidates should submit via email to [email protected] the following (1) a letter of interest, (2) current resume or curriculum vitae, (3) statement of teaching philosophy Be sure to include “REF: CAS-BIOT” and YOUR NAME in your email Subject
Line. (Example: REF: CAS-BIOT, Shawn Mullin)
Employment Is contingent upon proof of immigration status, official transcripts, and a background check.
Queens values campus diversity and demonstrates this in campus initiatives; we particularly encourage members of historically under‐represented groups to apply. Queens University of Charlotte is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identity, religion, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any characteristic protected by law. Queens is committed to recruiting, hiring, and promoting qualified minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. Any individual with a disability who needs any reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act to apply for a position or otherwise to participate in Queens' job search/selection process should contact the Director of Human Resources at 704‐337‐2297 or [email protected] For more information about Queens University of Charlotte, visit our home page at: http://www.queens.edu Only candidates who best match requirements of job will be contacted. The position will be removed from the website once an offer is extended and accepted, or when a sufficient candidate pool is identified. Due to limited staff resources, phone calls cannot be accepted or returned. ABOUT QUEENS Queens University of Charlotte is a private, co‐ed, Presbyterian‐affiliated comprehensive university with a commitment to both liberal arts and professional studies. Queens serves approximately 2,400 undergraduate and graduate students in programs offered by the College of Arts and Sciences, the McColl School of Business, the James L. Knight School of Communication, the Wayland H. Cato Jr. School of Education, the Andrew Blair College of Health and the Presbyterian School of Nursing and the Hayworth School of Graduate and Continuing Studies. Located on a campus in the heart of historic Charlotte, North Carolina, Queens is consistently ranked in the top tier of Southern Regional Masters Universities. Charlotte is a vibrant city that is home to nine Fortune 500 company headquarters; 306 of the Fortune 500 companies have facilities in Charlotte, and Charlotte is home to 447 foreign‐owned companies. Benefits
Queens offers medical (PPO or a high deductible option with Health Savings Account), dental and vision insurance, domestic partner benefits, defined contribution retirement plan and supplemental retirement plans, tuition remission, Queens‐paid life insurance, supplemental life insurance, dependent life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, flexible spending accounts (medical, dependent care), sick leave and long‐term disability leave, FMLA leave, reduced‐cost meals at Morrison Dining Hall, employee assistance program (EAP), wellness programs. Physical Requirements of the Position (with or without reasonable accommodation) 
Eye‐Hand Coordination: Requires hand‐eye coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard, copier, web camera, calculator and other office equipment. Talking: Especially where one must frequently convey detailed or important instructions or ideas accurately, loudly, or quickly. Repetitive Motion: Movements frequently and regularly required using the wrists, hands, and/or fingers. Average Hearing: Able to hear average or normal conversations and receive ordinary information. Average Visual Abilities: Average, ordinary, visual acuity necessary including close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Physical Strength: Will regularly be required to sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools and controls reach with hands and arms. Must be able to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, or crouch. Work Conditions  Work in classroom and office environment, involving contact with students,
faculty, staff.
 Work has deadlines, interruptions, and may be stressful at times