METROPOLITAN STATE UNIVERSITY 700 East Seventh Street St. Paul, MN 55106-5000
State University Faculty (Unclassified IFO)
METROPOLITAN STATE UNIVERSITY, a vibrant and growing public, urban university, is seeking to fill a full-time fixed-term assistant professor position within the Natural Sciences department, located in the College of Science, beginning August 2018.
Faculty members are expected to demonstrate ability to teach biology, genetics, molecular or cell biology and biochemistry courses effectively at the undergraduate level.
Engage in scholarly research or creative achievement
Provide evidence of continuing preparation and study
Contribute to student growth and development and engage in service to the university and community
Outstanding candidates will demonstrate a commitment to serving a culturally diverse student body through delivering a student-centered education in a liberal arts and sciences context and will possess the ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals.
PhD in Biology, Genetics, Molecular Biology or related field, at time of appointment
Demonstrated proficiency with genetics, molecular biology and biochemistry
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Evidence of relevant research or other scholarly activity
Evidence of commitment to continuing preparation and study
Demonstrated ability to work productively in a culturally, economically and linguistically diverse institution
Experience teaching in liberal arts and sciences environment
Relevant work experience in research, industry, or government
The Department: Located in the new Jason R. Carter Science Education Center on the St. Paul campus, the Natural Sciences Department is composed of nine resident faculty members and offers majors in Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science and Life Science Teaching and minors in Chemistry, Biology, and Physics.
Please note: Filling of this position is contingent upon budget
The University: Metropolitan State University, a member of the Minnesota State, serves approximately 11,000 students in the greater Twin Cities Metropolitan area. We are the most diverse university in the system, with approximately 41% of our students coming from communities of color. The university offers programs leading to baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees. We provide accessible, high quality liberal arts, professional and graduate education with continued emphasis on marginalized groups, including adults and communities of color. Recognized in 2008 by the Carnegie Foundation for Community Engagement and named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the university is committed to academic excellence and community engagement through curriculum, teaching scholarship and services designed to support an urban mission.
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Salary: Salary is commensurate with education and experience, and is determined by the salary placement process as outlined in the Inter Faculty Organization (IFO) Master Agreement.
Application: To apply, go to http://agency.governmentjobs.com/metrostatemn/default.cfm
Applications must be received by 11:59 PM on Closing Date: Friday, January 5, 2018
Qualified applicants are required to attach the following documents to their online application:
Cover letter of interest addressing your qualifications for the position;
Current curriculum vita or resume;
One-page statement of teaching philosophy and/or examples of teaching effectiveness;
Names of four (4) references with addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers; at least two (2) of the references must be able to address teaching effectiveness;
Transcripts - Valid unofficial copies of your transcript showing conferred/awarded date of your highest attained degree, with your name and the academic institution's name/logo are required. If doctoral study is in progress at the time of application, submit the most recent transcript showing your course of study and progress to date. We are not able to accept copy/paste word documents with a list of courses/grades or DARS reports. If selected for hire, official original transcripts will be required.
Additional materials may be requested at a later date.
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If you have other questions related to this job announcement, please contact Carla Ballard, at 651.793.1319.
Metropolitan State University is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.
The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.
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Metropolitan State University offers over 60 baccalaureate majors, 10 master?s degrees, and 2 doctoral programs. Founded in 1971, the university is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system and is the only state university in the Twin Cities. It is a comprehensive urban university committed to meeting the higher education needs of those who live and work in the 13 county me...tropolitan area.With a strong tradition of individualized educational programs, we are fully committed to high-quality, affordable education for working adults. Faculty, staff and more than 11,000 full- and part-time students reflect the area?s rich diversity, provide a highly student-centered environment and demonstrate unwavering commitment to civic engagement.