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Assistant Professor of Biology, Department of Biology & Mathematics

Categories: Northeast Region 1


Biology & Mathematics



Date Posted:

Jan 9 2020 10:00PM

Close Date:

March 9 2020

Position Description

The Department of Biology and Mathematics in the School of Arts, Sciences, and Education (SASE) at D’Youville invites qualified applications for one full-time Assistant Professor of Biology position, tenure-track, beginning August 2020. We seek a candidate committed to enhancing and supporting diversity on campus while having a strong passion for teaching, both in the classroom and laboratory, in a small college setting. We welcome all degrees associated with the biological sciences, with preference for those with expertise in anatomy, physiology, pathology, and/or histology. The Biology and Mathematics Department offers bachelor degrees in biology and mathematics, several unique minors, and a Master’s degree in anatomy. Members of the department also serve numerous health science degree programs in conjunction with the School of Health Professions. The candidate shall possess an aptitude for teaching to all levels of students with a priority to promote equity in education.


Applicants are expected to teach full-time courses required by a diverse student population and multiple degree programs. The successful candidate should be committed to the development and maintenance of scholarly activity, with the potential to involve undergraduate or graduate students in their work. The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator, student-centric and service-minded, with the ability to work collaboratively in teams, with a record of excellence and creativity in teaching. Regular activities include teaching and related course preparation, holding office hours, serving on departmental and college committees, and engagement in community service opportunities.

Application Process

For full consideration, interested candidates should submit 1) a cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) a statement of teaching interests/experience and philosophy, 4) a brief statement of a scholarly activity plan, and 5) a list of 3-5 references that can be contacted if necessary. Applications should be submitted by January 30th, 2019 for the first round of consideration. Location: Buffalo, NY

Institution Information

As a community of scholars, D'Youville values the free exchange of ideas and encourages diverse points of view and the rigorous examination of assumptions. D'Youville provides equality of opportunity to all persons in respect to employment and to admission of students. D'Youville does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, hiring policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school administered programs. It continues to be the policy of D'Youville not to discriminate on the basis of disability. No person is denied admission, employment or access solely because of any physical, mental, or medical impairment, which is unrelated to the ability to engage in activities involved in the education requirements or occupation for which applications have been made. For more information, review D'Youville's non-discrimination policy.

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Required Qualifications

A terminal degree (Ph.D.) in a discipline among the Biomedical Sciences is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to those who have a past history of teaching courses relating to anatomy, physiology, pathology, and/or histology. We encourage applicants to have a strong teaching record, which includes teaching introductory courses and upper-level courses in their area of expertise. An ambition for an innovative pedagogical approach to student engagement and success is greatly desired. A passion for working with diverse populations and to remove the barriers to equity at the classroom level is highly encouraged.