Careers in the Plant Sciences

Teaching Assistant Professor

Oklahoma State University - Stillwater, Oklahoma, United States

Position Title: Teaching Assistant Professor
Position Type: Non-Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
Application Review Begins: Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Application Deadline: Thursday, August 01, 2019
Institution: Oklahoma State University
Department/Division: Department of Plant Biology, Ecology, and Evolution
Field (e.g., systematics):
City: Stillwater, Oklahoma, United States
General Information: The Department of Plant Biology, Ecology, and Evolution at Oklahoma State University, Stillwater (http://plantbio.okstate.edu) invites applications for a Teaching Assistant Professor (non-tenure track) at the OSU-Tulsa campus. The initial appointment is for three years, with continued employment during the term of appointment dependent on satisfactory performance and the availability of funding. The position includes benefits and is renewable and eligible for promotion. Women and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply.
Oklahoma State University, as an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Oklahoma State University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all individuals and does not discriminate based on race, religion, age, sex, color, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or veteran status with regard to employment, educational programs and activities, and/or admissions. For more information, visit https:///eeo.okstate.edu.
Qualifications/Requirements: By date of hire, applicants must have a Ph.D. in plant biology or a related field, demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching, and a commitment to meeting the needs of a diverse undergraduate population.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will teach 2-3 undergraduate courses per semester and contribute to departmental governance, service and outreach activities. Successful applicants will develop new courses or teach existing courses (including laboratories) that may include laboratory instrumentation, biotechnology, applied genetics, plant physiology, or other courses, in support of pharmacy, forensics and biotechnology career tracks.
Application Instructions (submission methods, etc.): For full consideration, please submit the following items via Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/63010): cover letter; curriculum vita; teaching philosophy; diversity and inclusion statement; evidence of teaching effectiveness (which may include syllabi, course evaluations, assignments, etc.); and contact information for three professional references. Application review will begin 1 August 2019, with employment starting January 2020 or as negotiated.
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Contact Name: Ms. Destiny Goree, destiny.goree@okstate.edu