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Job Title: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Biology
Job Family: Furman Faculty
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full time
Compensation Grade: FAC
Pay Type: Salary
Job Summary: Furman University invites applications for one tenure-track position in Biology at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor to begin in August 2022.
The position is for a biologist who studies plants, algae, or multicellular fungi at any scale (from cells to global change) addressing fundamental or applied questions. Teaching expectations for this position will include introductory and upper-level classes in our department. The field of specialization for this position is flexible and should augment existing strengths in the Department of Biology. Interdisciplinary scientists are encouraged to apply. We are committed to hiring faculty members with diverse perspectives who will foster innovation in our curriculum, provide a rich and varied educational experience for our students, enhance diversity and inclusion in STEM, and advance the liberal arts mission of the university.
Candidates must have their Ph.D. by August 1, 2022, and show evidence of teaching excellence and commitment to establishing a productive research program that leads to publications with undergraduates. Startup funds will be provided. For additional information on our department, please visit https://www.furman.edu/academics/biology/ or e-mail email@example.com with additional questions.
Upload all application materials as a single PDF in the order listed below. Submit a cover letter (2 pages maximum); curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching credentials and philosophy (2 pages maximum); a statement of research interests and future research priorities that engage undergraduates (2 pages maximum); an initial research plan for work with undergraduates (2 pages maximum); a diversity statement describing how your teaching, scholarship, mentoring and/or service will contribute to a liberal arts community that includes a commitment to diversity as one of its core values (2 pages maximum); all unofficial transcripts; and names and contact details for three references. Review of applications begins on October 15, 2021 and continues until the position is filled.
Furman University is a selective private liberal arts and sciences college committed to helping students develop intellectually, personally, and interpersonally and providing the practical skills necessary to succeed in a rapidly-changing world. Furman professors are exceptional teacher-scholars who mentor undergraduate students within a campus community that values and encourages diverse ideas and perspectives. Our strategic vision, The Furman Advantage, promises students an individualized four-year pathway facilitated by a team of mentors and infused with a rich and varied set of high-impact experiences outside the classroom that include undergraduate research, study away, internships, community-focused learning, and opportunities to engage across differences. Furman's location and its proximity to the award-winning downtown in the city of Greenville provide ample opportunities for integrating field experiences into the curriculum.
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Furman is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. The University aspires to create a community of people representing a multiplicity of identities including gender, race, religion, spiritual belief, sexual orientation, geographic origin, socioeconomic background, ideology, world view, and varied abilities. Domestic partners of employees are eligible for comprehensive benefits.
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Furman University is a selective private liberal arts and sciences college committed to helping students develop intellectually, personally, and interpersonally and providing the practical skills necessary to succeed in a rapidly-changing world. Furman professors are exceptional teacher-scholars who mentor undergraduate students within a campus community that values and encourages diverse ideas and perspectives.