University of the Virgin Islands
Faculty Vacancy for Fall 2007
Science and Mathematics Division
St. Thomas Campus
JOB TITLE: Assistant or Associate Professor of Biology
JOB CODE NUMBER: 320020
The University of the Virgin Islands is a Historically Black publicly
supported land-grant institution. UVI is seeking faculty who will ensure
that students meet high academic standards in a nurturing and
learner-centered environment in keeping with our HBCU status and with
interests, experience and expertise in curriculum innovation,
interdisciplinary studies and distance education, as well as teaching
and scholarly excellence in their specialties. In addition, academic
programs support our land grant designation by integrating instruction
with research and community service. Appointees must be able to work
productively with students and colleagues of diverse ethnic and cultural
backgrounds; serve on the University's committees; and contribute to the
development of the University's Vision 2012.
The Science and Mathematics Division is seeking candidates who will
teach a minimum of 24 credit hours per academic year at the
undergraduate level in the following position: Assistant or Associate
Professor of Biology: Applicants should possess a Doctorate degree in
biology and experience in teaching undergraduate biology courses. All
areas of biology will be considered, but candidates with experience
teaching cell or molecular biology, microbiology and/or biochemistry
will be given preference. Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the
college level and an active scholarship agenda in the field in which
he/she is teaching are considered assets. Adaptability and genuine
interest in teaching a diverse student body is essential.
Responsibilities include teaching biology and general science courses;
completing University and division committee assignments; and continuing
Employment will begin on August 14, 2007.
Rank and compensation will be based on academic preparation, teaching
and practical experience. Benefits include a generous TIAA/CREFF or
Virgin Islands Government Retirement Plan, as well as a comprehensive
group medical and dental insurance plan.
If applicable, economy airfare to St. Thomas for the appointee and
immediate family, and shipping allowance of up to $1,250 will be paid by
the University upon presentation of receipts.
Send an employment application, curriculum vitae, transcripts from
accredited institutions, and names and address with telephone numbers
and email addresses of three references to: Human Resources Department,
University of the Virgin Islands, #2 John Brewer's Bay, St. Thomas, V.I.
00802-9990 or email hrweb from uvi.edu with a copy to aparr from uvi.edu.
Applications will be accepted until April 18, 2007 or until the position
is filled. For more information, please visit us online at
When applying for this position, the job title and job code number must
be included on you application, cover letter, curriculum vitae and
UVI is an EEO/AA EMPLOYER and EDUCATOR
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