Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis (IUPUI)
Location: Bloomington, Indiana
Internal Number: 15853
Department: IU Southeast School of Natural Sciences
The Biology Department of Indiana University Southeast invites applications from qualified PhD-level scientists for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Genetics to begin August 2023. Post-doctoral research experience in an area of molecular, cellular, or evolutionary genetics or genomics is preferred.
The successful candidate will teach genetics, molecular biology, introductory biology, and other advanced courses in their area of specialization. The candidate is required to demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level. Innovative teaching approaches are encouraged and facilitated by our modern classrooms and small class sizes. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience, plus ample and recurring supply and equipment funds for teaching are provided.
Applicant must demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching excellence, provide evidence of teaching effectiveness and innovation, and have experience teaching both lecture and laboratory courses. Experience with and interest in different teaching modalities (e.g. online, hybrid courses) is desirable. Demonstrated success working with diverse faculty and student populations is expected.
The Biology Department is equipped with modern laboratory and teaching equipment and offers a rigorous undergraduate curriculum. Hands-on laboratory education and high-impact undergraduate research experiences are emphasized. Undergraduate laboratory assistants aid in preparing materials for the laboratory courses. Most biology graduates go on to graduate school, professional school, or careers in biology and related fields.
The candidate is expected to pursue a research program with undergraduate students and compete for funding. Individual research space, startup funds, release time for research, and competitive salary and benefits will be provided. Service to the university and mentorship of undergraduate researchers are expected.
IU Southeast is one of eight degree-granting campuses of Indiana University and is located minutes from downtown Louisville, Kentucky. The area is known for cultural, sports and recreational activities and has a very low cost-of-living index. IU Southeast has an enrollment of approximately 3500 students and offers bachelor's and master's degrees in a wide range of disciplines. IU Southeast has a beautiful, tree-lined campus in New Albany, IN, and recently earned a Silver Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) ranking, acknowledging a commitment to integrating sustainability throughout campus. Many IU Southeast students commute to campus, but others live on-campus in modern lodge-style housing.
To apply, provide cover letter, teaching statement (including teaching philosophy, experience, approaches, and interests), research/scholarship statement, commitment to diversity statement, curriculum vitae, academic transcripts, and the names and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin one month after posting, and end when the position is filled. Please direct any questions about this position to the
IU Southeast is committed to a learning environment that actively seeks to support students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. Consistent with the university's commitment to diversity, persons from traditionally under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. IU Southeast is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Must possess PhD an area of molecular, cellular, or evolutionary genetics or genomics.
About Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis (IUPUI)
IUPUI, a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus.
IUPUI’s mission is to advance the state of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement.
By offering a distinctive range of bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and Ph.D. degrees, IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity.