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Assistant Professor of Practice
Post Date: 12/08/2021
Close Date: 01/10/2022
Company:
North Dakota State University

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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=2937493&PostingSeq=1

Salary:
$50,000 - $69,999

Location:
Fargo, ND

Job Description:
Position Description & Details:

The Department of Biological Sciences at North Dakota State University invites applications for a 9-month non-tenure-track professor of practice position in Biomedical Science with a focus on Genomics to begin Fall 2022. Upon satisfactory performance this position is renewable and eligible for promotion to Associate and Full Professor of Practice. The position is 80% teaching, 10% research and 10% service. Teaching duties include introductory biology and cell biology, as well as developing and teaching other courses for biomedical science majors, especially within the genomics minor. Part of the teaching duties will include overseeing internships for students in the genomics minor. Start-up funding will be provided for travel, professional development and course development.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates must have: 1) An earned PhD by the time of appointment in biology, a biology-related field, or in science education from an accredited institution; 2) evidence of a commitment to teaching and student learning at the undergraduate level; 3) demonstrated research experience using genomic or bioinformatic approaches; 4) effective oral and written communication skills and 5) a demonstrated record and commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated experience in: 1) courses in genomic and bioinformatic techniques at the undergraduate or graduate level, 2) serving as instructor of record, 3) using student-centered pedagogies, 4) experience collaborating with other instructors on course design.

Applicant Materials Required:

Applications must include: a cover letter, a teaching statement (4 pages max); a curriculum vita; and a list of three professional references. We are especially interested in recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning. To that end, we are implementing an anonymized search process. We are requesting that applicants prepare anonymized versions of their Teaching Statement. The Teaching Statement should outline major pedagogical goals and instructional practices used to meet those goals, a description of genomic research or related industry experience and how these techniques could be incorporated into teaching labs, and a plan for using inclusive teaching practices to promote student success, especially those from diverse backgrounds. See http://www.ndsu.edu/biology/ for a description of the process and how to prepare an anonymized document. NDSU has a commitment to equity and diversity: https://www.ndsu.edu/gradschool/about/diversity_and_inclusion

See https://www.ndsu.edu/biology/news/employment_opportunities/ for a description of the process and how to prepare an anonymized document.

-Review of applications will begin January 10, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

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


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.

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.

Veteran’s Preference Notice:

This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran’s Preference requirements.
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Requirements:
Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates must have: 1) An earned PhD by the time of appointment in biology, a biology-related field, or in science education from an accredited institution; 2) evidence of a commitment to teaching and student learning at the undergraduate level; 3) demonstrated research experience using genomic or bioinformatic approaches; 4) effective oral and written communication skills and 5) a demonstrated record and commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated experience in: 1) courses in genomic and bioinformatic techniques at the undergraduate or graduate level, 2) serving as instructor of record, 3) using student-centered pedagogies, 4) experience collaborating with other instructors on course design.

Contact Information:
jobs@ndsu.edu
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