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Assistant Professor Positions
University of the Virgin Islands


Date Posted May 2, 2019
Title Assistant Professor Positions
University University of the Virgin Islands
United States
Department Science
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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The University of the Virgin Islands is a historically black publicly supported land-grant institution. UVI is seeking faculty who will ensure that students meet high academic standards in a nurturing and learner-centered environment in keeping with our HBCU status. Successful applicants will have interests, experience and expertise in curriculum innovation, as well as teaching and scholarly excellence in their specialties in order to contribute to the development of our strategic plan, Greatness Through Innovation. Academic programs support our land grant designation by integrating instruction with research and community service.

UVI is in the heart of the beautiful Caribbean, one of the most popular vacation spots in the world, with lots of sun, sand, sea and palm trees. The UVI experience is uniquely multi-cultural, international, entrepreneurial and intellectually stimulating. UVI provides a vital and exciting environment for educating future leaders of the global 21st century community.

The College of Science and Mathematics (CSM) at UVI has openings for full-time tenure and non-tenure track faculty for Fall 2019. Applicants are required to have a PhD in their field of expertise as well as demonstrated excellence in teaching at the college level. Of particular interest are candidates who will inspire and mentor students, as well as integrate instruction with research and service. Ideal candidates will be able to work collaboratively with other UVI faculty, especially those across the STEM fields and in our research centers. Successful applicants must be able to work productively with students and colleagues of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

CSM offers undergraduate programs as well as Masters Programs in Marine and Environmental Science, and Mathematics for Secondary Teachers. In addition, the College includes research centers that bridge the STEM fields: the Center for Marine and Environmental Science, the Caribbean Green Technology Center, the Virgin Islands Institute for STEM Education Research and Practice, and the Etelman Observatory. UVI is the lead institution for NSF EPSCoR funding for our territorial program Mare Nostrum Caribbean: Stewardship Through Strategic Research and Workforce Development with a focus on understanding physical, biological, and human factors to explain the process of ecosystem dynamics, disease, and demographics on coral reefs. The College also has student training programs supported by NSF, NIH, NASA, and DOE.

Available positions include:

Assistant Professor of Biology (one tenure-track and one non-tenure track position on the St. Thomas Campus). All areas of biology will be considered. Preference will be given to individuals with expertise in one or more of the following- anatomy and physiology, biostatistics, botany, evolution, ecology, microbiology, and molecular biology.

For more information or to apply, please visit: https://apptrkr.com/1440093

For more information or to apply, please visit: https://apptrkr.com/1440204

Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics or Mathematics Education (one position on the St. Croix Campus). The successful candidates will be able to teach a wide range of undergraduate mathematics courses. Of particular interest are candidates with adaptability and a particular interest in mentoring undergraduates. The successful applicant is expected to provide leadership for curriculum development, assessment, and implementation of the developmental mathematics program.

For more information or to apply, please visit: https://apptrkr.com/1440206

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry (one position on the St. Thomas campus. The successful applicant will hold a PhD in any area of chemistry but those with Analytical or Biochemistry expertise are preferred. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated research focus within the broad range of chemical disciplines. The laboratories within the Department have a wide range of instrumentation including an ICPMS, FTIR, LCMS, HPLC, fluorescence spectrometer, IC, electrochemical analyzer, and a GCMS

For more information or to apply, please visit: https://apptrkr.com/1440154

Applications must be submitted using our online application system. Review of applications will begin immediately and review will continue until a suitable pool of applicants has been identified and the position has been filled.

UVI IS AN AA/EEO EMPLOYER AND EDUCATOR

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