Assistant Professor of Biology (Tenure Track)
Park University - Parkville, MO

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The Department of Natural and Physical Sciences invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in Biology at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 1, 2014. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in vertebrate zoology, with an emphasis in anatomy/physiology, though others may be considered. Applicants must have a strong commitment to undergraduate education and to undergraduate research. The position will include teaching, service, and research responsibilities.

Required Qualifications
Qualifications: Terminal degree (Ph.D.) in hand at the time of application.

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred qualifications include post-doctoral and teaching experience. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate excellence in teaching. Teaching responsibilities may include the following: the introductory biology sequence; vertebrate zoology; anatomy and physiology; upper-level courses in the candidate’s area of specialty; or non-majors science courses.

About Park University
Founded in 1875, Park University is a private, liberal arts university. Park’s flagship campus is located in the Kansas City suburb of Parkville, Missouri, on the bluffs overlooking the Missouri River. The University serves more than 25,000 students annually from its flagship campus and 40 campus centers, and via online courses. We offer an excellent benefits package including health, dental, and life insurance, retirement plan, and tuition paid undergraduate classes for employees and dependents. Park University is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Qualified applicants must upload a cover letter, teaching philosophy, curriculum vita, transcripts, and a list of 3-5 professional references. Please include your salary expectations in your cover letter. If hired, applicants must be able to prove their right to work in the United States.

Preferences will be given to applications received by February 1, 2014.