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Visiting Assistant Professor
Post Date: 04/13/2021
Close Date: 05/10/2021
Company:
North Dakota State University

Job Listing URL: (new browser window will open)
https://prd.hcm.ndus.edu/psp/recruit/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=2924866&PostingSeq=1

Salary:
$30,000 - $49,999

Location:
Fargo, ND

Job Description:
Position Description & Details:

Faculty Position: Visiting Assistant Professor

North Dakota State University invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for a 9-month non-tenure track position to begin service on 16 August 2021.

The Department of Biological Sciences at NDSU is accepting applications for 1, possibly 2 visiting assistant professors. These will be nine-month, non-tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level to begin fall 2021. We are seeking candidates who have experience teaching using active learning and learner-centered approaches. Candidates must have a Ph.D. from an accredited institution in a discipline appropriate to the biological sciences and relevant teaching experience. ABD may be considered depending on experience. Successful candidates will be expected to teach two courses per semester at the undergraduate level. Specific courses taught will be determined based on faculty expertise and experience, as well as the needs of the department. The position is 100 % teaching.

Advertised Salary:

Competitive and commensurate with experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates must have: 1) completed a Ph.D. from an accredited institution in a discipline appropriate to the biological sciences; 2) relevant teaching experience as an instructor of record; 3) evidence of a commitment to teaching and student learning at the undergraduate level; 5) ability to interact and collaborate effectively with a diversity of colleagues and students.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to candidates with 1) documented experience teaching multiple types of courses; 2) documented evidence or commitment to active learning techniques; 3) use of teaching in a scale-up classroom setting or other active learning-oriented classrooms; 4) experience in teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses; 5) a strong commitment to equity and inclusion in the classroom; and 6) a commitment to diversity.

Applicant Materials Required:

Application materials include: a curriculum vitae; a two-page statement of teaching interests and philosophy; and contact information (including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses) for three professional references. All application materials must be submitted electronically.

Visit https://prd.hcm.ndus.edu/psp/recruit/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=2924866&PostingSeq=1 for details and application materials.

Review of applications will begin May 10, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Questions regarding the search may be sent to ndsu.biological.sciences@ndsu.edu.

Benefits:

NDSU offers a comprehensive benefits package with includes single or family health insurance coverage with premiums paid for by the university – with an effective date for new employees the first of the month following date of hire. Other benefits include, wellness benefits, basic life insurance, retirement plan, tuition waiver, annual leave, EAP, sick leave and holiday pay. Optional benefits include supplemental life, dental, vision, long-term care insurance, flexible spending account, and supplemental retirement plans.
No Smoking Notice:

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

EO/AA Statement:

North Dakota State University is an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.

Women & traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Veteran’s Preference Notice:

This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran’s Preference requirements.

Requirements:
Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates must have: 1) completed a Ph.D. from an accredited institution in a discipline appropriate to the biological sciences; 2) relevant teaching experience as an instructor of record; 3) evidence of a commitment to teaching and student learning at the undergraduate level; 5) ability to interact and collaborate effectively with a diversity of colleagues and students.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to candidates with 1) documented experience teaching multiple types of courses; 2) documented evidence or commitment to active learning techniques; 3) use of teaching in a scale-up classroom setting or other active learning-oriented classrooms; 4) experience in teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses; 5) a strong commitment to equity and inclusion in the classroom; and 6) a commitment to diversity.

Contact Information:
jobs@ndsu.edu
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