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Job ID: 112587

Assistant Professor, Cellular Biology
Bryant University

Date Posted Sep. 19, 2018
Title Assistant Professor, Cellular Biology
University Bryant University
Smithfield, RI, United States
Department SCIT-Science Technology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Biology - Cell Biology
    Biology - General
    Sciences - General

The Department of Science and Technology at Bryant University seeks to fill a tenure-track position in cellular biology at the rank of Assistant Professor. This appointment, which begins in August 2019, offers a competitive salary with full benefits.

Bryant University is located on a 428 acre campus in Smithfield, RI, which is situated 15 minutes from Providence, RI, and 45 minutes from Boston, MA. Throughout its more than 150 year history, Bryant has earned a distinguished reputation for innovative academic programs and technology that are marketplace driven and highly attuned to the emerging needs of industry and society. Bryant’s close-knit, student-centered community of scholars delivers challenging academic programs that integrate business and the arts and sciences, with an emphasis on real-world application and a global perspective. Abundant co-curricular opportunities, service learning programs, internships, and practicums allow students to put theory into practice while building character and leadership skills. Bryant is recognized as a leader in international education and regularly receives top rankings from U.S. News and World Report, Forbes, Baron’s, and College Factual.

Principal Accountabilities
The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching three courses per semester (introductory and upper-division courses), sustaining an active and productive scholarly research agenda that involves undergraduate students and contributing to departmental growth and development. This position will involve mentoring and advising science students, coordinating co-curricular activities, and assisting with acquisition of internship and shadowing opportunities for students.

We are seeking a broadly trained molecular or cellular biologist with a Ph.D. from an accredited institution for a full time tenure-track faculty position at the level of assistant professor. Areas of research interest may include but are not limited to genetics, molecular biology, cellular signaling and bioinformatics. Preference will be given to applicants who have training and experience in health-related disciplines or microbiome studies and involve big data analysis. Applicants should be committed to upholding excellence in teaching, establishing a scholarly publication record, and serving as an active member of the Bryant University community. Candidates are expected to develop and lead independent research programs with a focus on undergraduate level training and actively contribute to the growth of our department by continuing the development of new health-related curricula. Applicants will be required to teach courses in genetics, biology, upper level cellular biology, biotechnology and bioinformatics to both science majors and non-science majors at the undergraduate level as well as future courses developed to support new majors in health related fields.

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