The Department of Biology and Chemistry invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track Instructor/ Lab Manager to join our faculty. Major responsibilities include lab management with some teaching duties. Candidates should demonstrate potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching and laboratory management abilities including preparing teaching labs requiring skills in microbiology, genetics, general biology, general chemistry, hazardous waste management and disposal, and laboratory safety. Additional duties may include training and managing undergraduate laboratory assistants, maintaining inventory, ordering supplies, and maintenance and calibration of a wide variety of equipment.
Embry-Riddle is a small prestigious, private, residential university in the mountains of Arizona; faculty/student interactions are highly valued and are central to the draw for many students and faculty. Prescott is rated as one of the desirable destinations in the Southwest. At over 5000 feet above sea level, Prescott boasts a mild climate, clean air and wonderful outdoor opportunities nearby. The biology laboratories and prep rooms are housed in a new STEM building, opened in fall of 2017, with a Planetarium.
Must have a Masters or PhD in a Biology or Chemistry discipline and professional experience working as a laboratory manager. A combination of education and experience will be considered.
To be considered, candidates should submit the following documents in their application:
1. Cover letter
3. Teaching Philosophy statement
4. Statement of experience working in academic or other laboratory
5. At least 3 references with letters available upon request