FACULTY POSITION TEACHING INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS BOSTON
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.