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Professor of Biology

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Position Information

Title Professor of Biology
Location Touro NY
Department NYSCAS - Midtown
Position Number 1F9403
Job Description

The professor would be required to teach at least four undergraduate classes per semester which may range from Principles of Biology to advanced electives lectures and labs. Additional classes may be available for increased compensation. In addition, the position requires advising students about various career paths and mentoring them in doing independent study projects. The professor will also be managing equipment for the Biology Lab and ordering lab equipment as necessary.

Job Duties

• The Assistant Professor of Biology will be responsible for a wide range of activities including but not limited to the following.
• Teach at least four undergraduate courses/labs per semester including a wide range from required to advanced courses in Biology.
• Plan for instructional activities to include, but not limited to, lecture, class discussion, demonstration labs, and projects.
• Continue productivity in scholarly works.
• Mentor students in doing independent study projects.
• Provide academic student advisement; participate in student recruitment activities related to programs that require biology.
• Serve on college committees.
• Participate in ongoing professional development toward an understanding of advances and developments in biology and related sciences as well as the teaching profession
• Contribute to the department’s curriculum development efforts.

Required Qualifications

Education, Preparation, and Training
• A Doctoral Degree in Biology Required
• Experience in teaching at the college level
• Funded research and experience with grant writing a plus

• Strong analytical skills.
• Requires ability to manage multiple and varied tasks with frequent high levels of urgency or sensitivity.
• Must be able to work collaboratively and effectively with colleagues in a team environment.
• Strong interpersonal skills are required, both written and oral, as well as a high level of sophistication and maturity in social and professional settings.

Preferred Qualifications

Computer Skills
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office including, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Physical Demands

Physical Demands
• Extensive time sitting and standing
• Extensive use of computers
• Able to lift 5 lbs.

Special Conditions for Eligibility
EEO Statement

Touro College and University System is committed to providing all persons equal opportunity in education and employment, and to ensuring a safe and non-discriminatory educational and work environment in compliance with Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”), Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Violence Against Women Act (“VAWA”), the New York State Education Law, and other applicable laws. It is the policy of the College to prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment and in the administration of College programs, services, activities, and admissions on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

FLSA Exempt
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Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F00044P
Open Date 03/30/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Special Instructions to Applicant

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents