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Faculty Position - UMass/Boston

Ron Etter etter at umbsky.cc.umb.edu
Tue Oct 22 10:24:26 EST 1996


The Department of Biology invites applications for a tenure-
track faculty position at the assistant/associate professor 
level for fall 1997.  We seek an individual to teach a 
required year-long introductory biology course, and to 
participate in a general education curriculum.  We are 
interested in candidates with a strong commitment to 
excellence in undergraduate teaching who have the experience 
and ability to manage large courses, incorporate exciting 
contemporary developments in biology into lectures and 
laboratory exercises, and generate extramural funding to 
support effective teaching and the use of instructional 
technology at the introductory level.  Successful candidates 
are expected to have an active research program that is 
compatible with important teaching responsibilities.  
Preference will be given to those with research interests in 
environmental biology, particularly field ecology, 
conservation of biodiversity and systematics, or organismic 
biology.  Promotion and advancement will depend 
significantly on strong leadership in developing an 
innovative successful teaching program.  The University has 
a strong faculty and very active research programs in 
environmental areas, and doctoral programs in Environmental 
Biology and Environmental Sciences.  Applicants should have 
a Ph.D. and postdoctoral (or equivalent professional) 
experience.  Please submit a curriculum vitae, statement of 
teaching interests and research goals, and three letters of 
reference to Dr. Robert W. Guimond, Chair of Search 
Committee, Department of Biology, University of 
Massachusetts Boston, 100 Morrissey Blvd., Boston, MA 02125.  
Deadline for receipt of applications is December 15, 1996.  
FAX: 617-287-6650,  email: macleod at umbsky.cc.umb.edu.  
University of Massachusetts Boston is an Affirmative Action, 
Equal Opportunity, Title IX employer.  Women and minorities 
are encouraged to apply.

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