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Assistant Professor of Biology (Vertebrate Biologist)Louisiana State University at Alexandria is seeking a Vertebrate Biologist for a tenure-track, nine-month position as Assistant Professor of Biology beginning August 2013. Candidates must be able to teach an introductory sequence in human anatomy and physiology and either comparative anatomy or developmental biology. The successful candidate will have opportunities to develop upper-level courses in his/her area 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 Ph.D. in Biology, Zoology, or closely-related field and a sincere interest in teaching undergraduates are 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 five 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 should be submitted by January 30, 2013 and should be addressed to:
Dr. Carol Corbat, Chair
Department of Biological Sciences
Louisiana State University at Alexandria
8100 Highway 71 South
Alexandria, LA 71302
LSUA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer