Tenure Track Position in Parasitology
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania enrolls approximately 10,000 students in graduate and undergraduate programs. The University is located in the borough of Kutztown in a charming rural setting, and is within 20 minutes driving time of the diverse metropolitan areas Allentown/Bethlehem and Reading, and within 60 minutes of the Philadelphia metropolitan area. The University is very interested in hiring employees who have had extensive experience with diverse populations.
The Department of Biology invites applications for a tenure-track position in Parasitology beginning in Fall 2014. Required: Ph.D. in Biology or related field (completed before the contract is signed). The successful candidate will be a broadly trained zoologist with demonstrated expertise in parasitology, who could teach zoology and parasitology and has a commitment to undergraduate education and research. Preference will be given to an individual who could offer courses that meet the needs of the Biology Department, such as Ichthyology, Invertebrate Biology, Physiology, Zoology, and other majors and non-majors courses in biology. Successful interview and demonstration of relevant ability required. Salary competitive. Tenure-track faculty are expected to show excellence in teaching, continued scholarly growth, and service to the department and university.
Send letter of application, curriculum vita, transcripts (official transcripts will be necessary before hiring), brief statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, including ways in which undergraduate could be involved in the research, and three current letters of reference to: Chair, Parasitology Search, Department of Biology, Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA 19530. Electronic applications will not be accepted. Review of applications will begin Dec. 1, 2013, and continue until the position is filled.
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and actively solicits applications from women and minority candidates. Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is a member of the State System of Higher Education. All applicants for employment are subject to a criminal background check.