Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) - Biology (23-24)
Internal Number: 202095357
DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.
Job ID: 98969 Rank: Assistant Professor College/School: Chicago, IL - College of Science & Health Responsibilities:
The Department of Biological Sciences at DePaul University is pleased to invite applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin autumn 2023.
Applicants must hold a PhD and be broadly trained in Biology with a preference given to those focused on Developmental Biology with experience in one or more of the following: molecular biology, cellular biology, bioinformatics, or genomics. All fields of developmental biology and all systems will be considered.
The successful applicant will have a strong commitment to undergraduate education in a diverse environment and will establish an active independent research program that includes both undergraduate and graduate Master's students. Teaching responsibilities will include some combination of developmental biology, molecular biology, general biology, courses for non-science majors and possibly other courses related to the candidate's interests and expertise.
In addition to teaching and research activities, the faculty member will participate in service opportunities while contributing to an established, vibrant Department of Biological Sciences. Dedicated research space and startup funds are available. The Department is housed in a spacious and well-equipped teaching, research and support facility, including a 2,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art staffed animal care facility.
Visit https://csh.depaul.edu/academics/biological-sciences/Pages/default.aspx for more information about the Department of Biological Sciences.
DePaul University seeks applicants who reflect the diversity of its student body and the city of Chicago. Applicants who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to an inclusive climate are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas. Members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.
About the College The College of Science and Health is the third largest college at DePaul, enrolling over 3000 students. The college includes programs in mathematics, psychology, physics and astrophysics, environmental science and studies, chemistry and biochemistry, biology, neuroscience, health sciences and nursing. The College of Science and Health provides high quality, personalized, accessible science and health education to a diverse student body, grounded in the values of St. Vincent de Paul. Our teaching and research advance knowledge and service to society.
About the University With an overall enrollment of over 22,000 students, DePaul is the nation's twelfth largest private non-profit university. While the university is large, the class size in the department typically does not exceed 40 students. We seek Candidates with a demonstrated record of effectiveness as the instructor for a wide variety of courses or teaching environments, a demonstrated commitment to continued development as an educator, and active engagement in high-quality research.
PhD in Biology or closely-related field;
Broad training in Biology, with a preference given to applicants focused on Developmental Biology with experience in one or more of the following: molecular biology, cellular biology, bioinformatics, or genomics.
Special Instructions to Applicants: The full and complete application should contain the following information:
Letter of application indicating qualifications for the position
Statement of teaching philosophy
Statement of research agenda
Statement of efforts to support diversity, equity, and inclusivity
General list of equipment and supply needs with cost estimates
Three confidential letters of recommendation
Review of applications will begin November 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates will not be considered until all the above materials are received.
For further questions about this position, please contact Dr. John V. Dean, Biology search committee chair at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Cover Letter(1) C.V.(1) Teaching Statement(1) Research Statement(1) Diversity Statement(1) Research Plan(1) Confidential Letter of Recommendation or Evaluation(3)
At DePaul University, we are looking for candidates who want to join us in our mission to provide access to education for all. Successful candidates welcome ideas and perspectives from colleagues and students representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds, religious beliefs, and experiences. We seek collaborative, open-minded and hard working professionals to work in a real world urban learning environment. Are you exceptional, yet modest and open to challenges? We seek achievers and leaders that want to bring their passion and skills to our well-respected community of approachable colleagues. Build your career with us. DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.