Position Description

Assistant Professor - Biology - Animal Behavior
Job Department/School College of Arts and Sciences
FT/PT/Temp Full time
Location Garden City, N.Y.
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Assistant Professor - Tenure Track 

Biology - Animal Behavior

College of Arts and Sciences

 

JOB SUMMARY:

Adelphi University invites applications for tenure-track positions in biology to begin in fall 2021. We encourage applications from diverse cultural backgrounds. The position is for a biologist, research area open, with teaching responsibilities to include animal behavior, molecular neuroscience, introductory biology, and or related courses. Additional teaching responsibilities will be determined but could include specialty courses for upper-level undergraduates and master’s students in the area of expertise. A Ph.D. is required, and postdoctoral experience is strongly preferred. The successful applicants will have a commitment to teaching and excellent potential as teachers, plus a record of significant and current research accomplishment and the potential to either continue or develop a fundable independent research program involving undergraduate and master’s students. Some research release time is available. The successful applicant will join an active, engaged, and collegial department spanning all areas of biology. Opportunities for collaboration exist within the University as well as in the N.Y. metropolitan area. We strongly encourage biologists from historically underrepresented and marginalized groups to apply for this position. For more information about the department, visit http://biology.adelphi.edu/. This position is subject to the final approval of the Board of Trustees at its March 2021 meeting or later.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Teaching responsibilities of the candidate include animal behavior, molecular neuroscience, introductory biology, and or related courses. Additional teaching responsibilities will be determined but could include specialty courses for upper-level undergraduates and master’s students in the area of expertise.
  2. Candidates are expected to establish active research with both undergraduate and graduate students.
  3. Candidates will be advising undergraduate students.
  4. Commit to teaching students from diverse cultural backgrounds and excellent potential as a teacher.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Ph.D. in Biology or a related field is required.
  2. Postdoctoral experience is highly preferred.
  3. Experience teaching at the collegiate level is preferred.

APPLICATION:

  1. Applicants must apply online at  https://www.adelphi.edu/hr/open-positions/  by submitting the following in one merged PDF: cover letter, CV, statement of teaching interests and philosophy (1-2 pages), statement of research interests (1-2 pages), and the names and contact information for three references.
  2. Deadline for applications: April 15th, 2021.
  3. For more information, please contact Dr. Tandra R. Chakraborty (chakraborty@adelphi.edu), chair of the department.

DIVERSITY:

We strongly encourage biologists from historically underrepresented and marginalized groups to apply for this position. Adelphi University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to building a diverse workforce. The university, college, and department are all dedicated to ensuring that a BIPOC or other marginalized group member be fully supported and mentored.

ABOUT ADELPHI:

Adelphi University, New York, is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected research and teaching university dedicated to transforming students’ lives through small classes with world-class faculty, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support academic and career success. Adelphi offers exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training, with particular strength in our Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness. Recognized as a Best College by U.S. News & World Report, Adelphi is Long Island’s oldest private coeducational university, serving more than 8,100 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, at learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, and online. The University offers students more than 50 undergraduate majors and 70 graduate programs in the liberal arts, the sciences and professional training. With powerful partnerships throughout the New York area, more than 115,000 graduates across the country, a growing enrollment of students from 41 states and 58 countries, and rising rankings from top publications and organizations, Adelphi is a dynamic community that plays a leadership role on Long Island and in the region.

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Adelphi University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage you to consider becoming part of our community and welcome applications from all candidates, including people of color and those who are, or identify as, members of any marginalized, underserved or underrepresented group. We invite you to read our University statement on diversity here: https://www.adelphi.edu/diversity-equity-inclusion/about/.