The Department of Biology at UW-River Falls seeks an Assistant Professor working in the area of virology and/or immunology with expertise in molecular, biomedical, or ecological (plant or animal) fields to support our biomedical and health sciences program as well as our General Biology program. Teaching responsibilities will include lecture and laboratory courses in Virology, Immunology and General Biology. Additional courses could include Molecular Biology, Freshman Research Experience, or other courses depending upon the candidate’s experience. The successful candidate may be expected to develop additional courses in his/her discipline and to integrate authentic research into courses.
This is a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track undergraduate faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology. The standard teaching load is 24 credits in one academic year. The successful candidate will be committed to teaching in a primarily undergraduate institution and demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching, advising, and research. Opportunities may exist for optional summer employment through teaching, research grants, internship supervision and other funding sources.
Responsibilities: Teach courses supporting Biology Department programs, including Virology, Immunology, General Biology
Teach additional courses related to the applicant’s expertise and departmental need. This may include Molecular Biology or Freshman Research Experience among others.
Establish and maintain peer-reviewed research/scholarly activity.
Engage in scientific inquiry and discourse with undergraduates, inside and/or outside of classes.
Serve as academic advisor for Biology majors.
Be involved in department, college, and university committees as well as community service where academic expertise can be shared.