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Assistant Professor/Biology-Animal Physiologist

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Each applicant is encourage to provide (preferably as attachments to the online application) the following supplemental documents: • Cover letter • Current CV • Names and contact information of 3 professional references • A statement of teaching philosophy and approach If you are unable to attach the supplemental materials to the online application please mail to: Southern Oregon University Human Resource Services Churchill Hall, Room 159 1250 Siskiyou Boulevard Ashland, OR 97520 This employer will not sponsor applicants for visas. For inquiries and additional information, please contact: Human Resource Services via email at hrs@sou.edu or by phone at (541)552-8553.

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number F00090
Faculty Title Assistant Professor/Biology-Animal Physiologist
Official Transcripts

Once hired for a position the candidate shall have sealed official transcripts for all post-secondary degrees mailed from the granting institution directly to the Provost’s office. Transcripts should be received by September 1.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Each applicant is encourage to provide (preferably as attachments to the online application) the following supplemental documents:
• Cover letter
• Current CV
• Names and contact information of 3 professional references
• A statement of teaching philosophy and approach

If you are unable to attach the supplemental materials to the online application please mail to:

Southern Oregon University
Human Resource Services
Churchill Hall, Room 159
1250 Siskiyou Boulevard
Ashland, OR 97520

This employer will not sponsor applicants for visas. For inquiries and additional information, please contact: Human Resource Services via email at hrs@sou.edu or by phone at (541)552-8553.

Appointment Basis 9 months
FTE 1.0
Department Biology
Job Location Ashland (15 A)
Other Job Location
Hiring Pay Rate $56,510 (Base $56,510 @ 1.0FTE, CIP $0, YIR 1, Asst, CBA Table 12C)
Benefits Eligible Yes
Position Summary
  • Effective 10/10/17, extension to priority consideration date. See details below**
    The Biology Program within the Division of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) at Southern Oregon University invites applications for a tenure-track, 9 month, faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank. We seek an individual committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching and research to teach an upper-division course in Animal Physiology, a core requirement of our major. Additional teaching will include an upper-division elective course in animal physiology that can serve as research-intensive capstone course, instruction in human anatomy and physiology, and participation in the introductory sequence for science majors. The successful candidate will teach, advise, and pursue research with undergraduates of diverse learning styles and backgrounds. Service to the university and community is expected.

Special Conditions
•Must be willing to travel and attend training programs off-site for occasional professional development.
•Must be able to work additional hours and adjust working hours to meet special jobs. May be called back periodically to perform work as needed on an emergency basis.
•Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background check.
•This position classification has been defined as “exempt” and is not subject to the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
•The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the Oregon Revised Statues and is required to comply with the requirements set forth by the Oregon department of Human Services.

Diversity Statement

Southern Oregon University is a welcoming community committed to inclusive excellence and the celebration of diversity. Without diversity, our educational process is diminished. Working together in support of our commitment to diversity, we strengthen and enrich our role as learners, educators and members of a tightly connected global community. We encourage those who share in our commitment to diversity, to join our community and we expect all our employees to demonstrate an ability and desire to create an inclusive campus community.

Minimum Qualifications

• PhD or ABD in Biology or related field
• Graduate training and research experience in animal physiology.
• Demonstrated teaching experience at the college level.

Preferred Qualifications

• Expertise in animal physiology and human anatomy and physiology.
• Teaching experience at lower and upper-division undergraduate levels.

Physical Demands

Regular teaching activities may include standing, sitting, working at a computer, and lecturing.

This position is designated as a critical, security-sensitive or safety-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal Background Check. Yes
Posting Date 09/05/2017
Application must be received by:
for priority consideration
11/20/2017
Closing Date
Anticipated Appointment Begin Date 09/16/2018
Contact Name for Applicant Questions Human Resources
Contact Email hrs@sou.edu
Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.sou.edu/postings/6661

Job Duties

Duties

Professorial: Teaching, scholarship, professional development and service.

Percent of total time 100

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • Craigslist
    • Higheredjobs.com
    • Listserve
    • Oregon Employment Department
    • The Oregonian
    • Personal Referral
    • Saludos
    • SOU Website
    • Women in Higher Ed
    • CUPA HR
    • Monster
    • Mail Tribune
    • Latinos in Higher Ed
    • Simply Hired
    • None of the above
  2. * What is the highest degree you have earned?
    • None
    • High School Diploma/GED
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • ABD
    • Doctoral Degree

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. References
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document