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Assistant Professor of Biology – Two Positions

Louisiana State University at Alexandria is seeking to fill two tenure-track, nine-month positions as Assistant Professor of Biology beginning August 2014.

The first position is in Animal Physiology. Candidates must be able to teach an upper-level course in comparative anatomy of the vertebrates as well as introductory Human Anatomy and Physiology. The candidate’s area of specialty should be in something other than endocrinology. A Ph.D. in Physiology or closely-related field is required.

The second position is in Vertebrate Ecology. Candidates should be willing and able to team teach courses in Ecology and Natural History of the Vertebrates and should have research interests in field ecology. A Ph.D. in Ecology, Zoology, or closely-related field is required.

The successful candidates will have opportunities to develop upper-level courses in their areas of expertise, and will be expected to develop a research program involving undergraduate students, advise students, engage in scholarly activity, and perform departmental, university, and community service. A sincere interest in teaching undergraduates is required. Teaching experience at the college level is preferred.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, CV, unofficial copies of all transcripts, brief statements of teaching and research interests, and contact information (including email addresses) for 5 professional references. Official copies of college transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, and a professional writing sample will be required prior to initiation of employment. All application materials and questions should be addressed to:

Dr. Carol Corbat, Chair
Department of Biological Sciences
Louisiana State University at Alexandria
8100 Highway 71 South
Alexandria, LA 71302
ccorbat@lsua.edu
318-473-6496

Application Deadline: January 6, 2014.


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