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Assistant Professor of Great Lakes Biology

Jobs Offered
Posted: 9/07/2017
Expiration Date: 10/31/2017

Posting Date: September 1, 2017

Review Date:  Review of applications will begin October 15th, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. 

Description of Department:  The Department of Biological Sciences offers B.A. and B.S. degrees in Biology and Zoology to approximately 550 majors. Faculty and students have access to Rice Creek, a 400+ acre field station with a new building of labs and classrooms; the Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Center; the Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics Center; The Environmental Research Center; and microscopy, greenhouse, and live animal facilities.  Classes in our new building, the Richard S. Shineman Center for Science, Engineering, and Innovation, started in Fall 2013.  Links to more information can be found at: www.oswego.edu/biology.

The Department of Biological Sciences at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a full-time tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level.

Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience. In addition, the State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package. 

Date of Appointment: August 2018

Description of Responsibilities: Will teach courses in specialty area, the BIO 492 (Research) capstone, and additionally contribute to the core curriculum. Research suitable for undergraduate student involvement and service to the department and university are expected.

In addition, this position will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship, commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. by time of appointment. Commitment to excellence in teaching and providing meaningful learning experiences to students from diverse backgrounds.                                                               

Preferred Qualifications: Post-doctoral research experience, teaching experience, and/or grantsmanship, and an interdisciplinary approach to Great Lakes biology, environmental issues, or ecosystems. Established collaborations in the Great Lakes basin and the ability to build further collaborations with Biological Sciences faculty, SUNY Oswego's Environmental Research Center, United States Geological Survey researchers at the Lake Ontario Biological Station, and other colleagues at regional institutions.

Submit a cover letter addressing qualifications, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy/interests, a statement of research interests, unofficial copies of transcripts, and names and email addresses of three professional references electronically by following instructions at:


All applications must be submitted through Interview Exchange.

Questions: Dr. Karen Sime, Chair of the Search Committee (karen.sime@oswego.edu)

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