Tenure Track Position in Biology at Siena College (Loudonville, NY)

Tenure Track Position in Biology

Assistant Professor, tenure-track position, starting Fall 2015 — Vertebrate field biologist. Candidate must be broadly trained in biology, and have a Ph.D. in the biological sciences. Post-doctoral research or teaching experience strongly preferred. Successful candidate will be committed to teaching undergraduates and to developing a research program that involves undergraduates. A research lab in our modern facility and initial startup funds will be provided. Teaching duties include upper division general ecology and vertebrate biology courses with laboratories, for majors. In addition, all biology faculty assist with introductory level courses for biology majors. The teaching load is 9 contact hours per semester. Candidates with research expertise in any area of field biology will be considered.
Siena College is a four-year liberal arts college with approximately 3000 students. The Biology Department consists of 14 full-time faculty members and over 300 majors. Additional information about this position, our department, course descriptions, and facilities can be found at www.siena.edu/biology/. Further questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Kenneth Helm, helm@siena.edu.
To apply, submit a pdf document file that includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching experience and interests, a statement of research interests, and three letters of recommendation (submitted separately). Electronic submission through Interfolio is required; please submit materials to https://secure.interfolio.com/apply/25548 no later than September 26, 2014. Only complete applications will be considered. For questions or further information, please contact Eileen Martino, Biology Department Administrator, School of Science at

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