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[Drosophila] Assistant Professorship in genetics

sandra schulze via dros%40net.bio.net (by heterochromatic from gmail.com)
Wed Aug 14 11:12:21 EST 2013


This information is also in the attached pdf.


About the Position: The Biology Department at Western Washington University
invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in GE
NETICS, beginning September 16, 2014. We seek an individual who is committed
to undergraduate and MS student education and who will establish a vigorous
research program that involves students. Our department is committed to in
creasing the quantitative skill set of biology majors and emphasizing
quantitative
approaches to biological research. Successful applicants for this position w
ill demonstrate a strong quantitative approach in a genetics research program.
They will also clearly articulate how they can translate their enthusiasm
for quantitative work into a rigorous statistics course and how they can
contribute to a genetics course reflecting contemporary problems in ge
netics.



The Biology Department is committed to the University’s strategic goal of
recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and welcomes applications
from diverse
candidates.



About the Department: Biology



Position Responsibilities:



•     Teach our core course in Genetics (Biol 321)

•     Teach the introductory statistics course for majors (Biol 340,
Biometrics)

•     Teach one course in our introductory biology sequence

•     Teach a 400-level course in area of expertise

•     Establish an active research program

•     Mentor undergraduate and graduate (Master’s) students’ research pr
ojects

•     Seek extramural funding for research program





Required Qualifications:



•     Ph.D. in biological sciences, mathematics or related field

•     Postdoctoral experience in genetics using quantitative or statistical
approaches including, but not limited to, modeling or bioinformatics

•     Evidence of the potential to teach Biol 321 (Genetics)

•     Evidence of the potential to teach Biol 340 (Biometrics)

•     Evidence of the potential to contribute to our 400-level curriculum

•     Evidence of effective scholarship in genetics

•     Evidence of the potential to establish a research program in area of e
xpertise that includes mentoring undergraduate and graduate (Master’s) stude
nts





Preferred Qualifications:



•     Evidence of potential to teach Biol 432 (our capstone course in evolut
ion)

•     Evidence of potential to teach Biol 324 (molecular biology laboratory
course)

•     Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse student body

•     Ability to collaborate effectively with students and colleagues





Academic  Emphasis: Genetics



Job Location: *Western Washington University,* Bellingham, WA Salary: Comm
ensurate with experience and qualifications Bargaining Union: United Faculty
of Western Washington

Application Instructions and Requested Documents: Interested candidates
must apply online. Note: You will need to use Internet

 Explorer to utilize the online application system. For application informat
ion and instructions, go to the WWU Employment website

http://www.wwu.edu/jobs. <http://www.wwu.edu/jobs>



Attach a cover letter addressing the required and preferred qualifications,
curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and a
detailed statement of research plans.



Arrange for three (3) recommendation letters to be sent to:

*MaryA**nn.Merri**ll@**w**w**u.e**du* <MaryAnn.Merrill from wwu.edu>



Or to:

Geneticist Search Committee

Department of Biology, MS-9160

Western Washington University

516 High Street Bellingham, WA 98225-9160



Other Information: Follow Western Employment on Facebook and WWUEmployment on
Twitter



Job Posted: 8/12/2013

 About the Position: The Biology Department at Western Washington University
invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in GE
NETICS, beginning September 16, 2014. We seek an individual who is committed
to undergraduate and MS student education and who will establish a vigorous
research program that involves students. Our department is committed to in
creasing the quantitative skill set of biology majors and emphasizing
quantitative
approaches to biological research. Successful applicants for this position w
ill demonstrate a strong quantitative approach in a genetics research program.
They will also clearly articulate how they can translate their enthusiasm
for quantitative work into a rigorous statistics course and how they can
contribute to a genetics course reflecting contemporary problems in ge
netics.



The Biology Department is committed to the University’s strategic goal of
recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and welcomes applications
from diverse
candidates.



About the Department: Biology



Position Responsibilities:



•     Teach our core course in Genetics (Biol 321)

•     Teach the introductory statistics course for majors (Biol 340,
Biometrics)

•     Teach one course in our introductory biology sequence

•     Teach a 400-level course in area of expertise

•     Establish an active research program

•     Mentor undergraduate and graduate (Master’s) students’ research pr
ojects

•     Seek extramural funding for research program





Required Qualifications:



•     Ph.D. in biological sciences, mathematics or related field

•     Postdoctoral experience in genetics using quantitative or statistical
approaches including, but not limited to, modeling or bioinformatics

•     Evidence of the potential to teach Biol 321 (Genetics)

•     Evidence of the potential to teach Biol 340 (Biometrics)

•     Evidence of the potential to contribute to our 400-level curriculum

•     Evidence of effective scholarship in genetics

•     Evidence of the potential to establish a research program in area of e
xpertise that includes mentoring undergraduate and graduate (Master’s) stude
nts





Preferred Qualifications:



•     Evidence of potential to teach Biol 432 (our capstone course in evolut
ion)

•     Evidence of potential to teach Biol 324 (molecular biology laboratory
course)

•     Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse student body

•     Ability to collaborate effectively with students and colleagues





Academic  Emphasis: Genetics



Job Location: *Western Washington University,* Bellingham, WA Salary: Comm
ensurate with experience and qualifications Bargaining Union: United Faculty
of Western Washington

Application Instructions and Requested Documents: Interested candidates
must apply online. Note: You will need to use Internet

 Explorer to utilize the online application system. For application informat
ion and instructions, go to the WWU Employment website

http://www.wwu.edu/jobs. <http://www.wwu.edu/jobs>



Attach a cover letter addressing the required and preferred qualifications,
curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and a
detailed statement of research plans.



Arrange for three (3) recommendation letters to be sent to:

*MaryA**nn.Merri**ll@**w**w**u.e**du* <MaryAnn.Merrill from wwu.edu>



Or to:

Geneticist Search Committee

Department of Biology, MS-9160

Western Washington University

516 High Street Bellingham, WA 98225-9160



Other Information: Follow Western Employment on Facebook and WWUEmployment on
Twitter



Job Posted: 8/12/2013



Closing  Date Notes: Application review (including attached materials
and letters
of recommendation) begins October 21, 2013; position is open until filled



Recruitment #: 130397



Western Washington University (WWU) is an equal opportunity and affirmative
action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty
and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are
strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in fur
therance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and
embraces diversity, WWU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
creed, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status,
sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic
information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions,
and educational programs. See WWU's *Policy on Providing Equal Opportunity
and Nondiscrimination*. EO/AA inquiries may be directed to the Vice Provost
for Equal Opportunity and Employment Diversity, Title IX Coordinator, Equal
Opportunity Office, Western Washington University, Old Main 345 (MS 9021),
516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225; 360.650.3307 (voice) or 711 (Washingt
on Relay); *EOO*.



WWU is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individ
uals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate
format or to request an accommodation, please contact *Human Resources
Disability Services*, 360.650.3774 or

711 (Washington Relay).



All new employees must comply with the immunization policy and show employment
eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizen and Immigration
Service before beginning work at WWU. A thorough background check will be co
nducted on all new hires.

Closing  Date Notes: Application review (including attached materials
and letters
of recommendation) begins October 21, 2013; position is open until filled



Recruitment #: 130397



Western Washington University (WWU) is an equal opportunity and affirmative
action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty
and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are
strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in fur
therance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and
embraces diversity, WWU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
creed, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status,
sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic
information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions,
and educational programs. See WWU's *Policy on Providing Equal Opportunity
and Nondiscrimination*. EO/AA inquiries may be directed to the Vice Provost
for Equal Opportunity and Employment Diversity, Title IX Coordinator, Equal
Opportunity Office, Western Washington University, Old Main 345 (MS 9021),
516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225; 360.650.3307 (voice) or 711 (Washingt
on Relay); *EOO*.



WWU is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individ
uals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate
format or to request an accommodation, please contact *Human Resources
Disability Services*, 360.650.3774 or

711 (Washington Relay).



All new employees must comply with the immunization policy and show employment
eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizen and Immigration
Service before beginning work at WWU. A thorough background check will be co
nducted on all new hires.


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