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Job ID: 195521

Asst Professor
University of North Texas

Date Posted Sep. 27, 2022
Title Asst Professor
University University of North Texas
Denton, TX, United States
Department UNT-Biological Sciences-121100
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Biology - General

Department Summary

The Department of Biological Sciences is one of four departments in the College of Science. The Department has over 40 full-time faculty, 175 graduate students, 3,000 undergraduate students, 36 postdoctoral fellows and research scientists, and 13 Adjunct Faculty and Lecturers. Our faculty is a community of scholars dedicated to research and teaching in areas including Ecology, Environmental Science, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Physiology, Neuroscience, and Plant Biology. We offer Bachelor’s degrees in Biology, Biochemistry, Ecology, Medical Laboratory Science, and Forensic Science, as well as Master’s and Ph.D. degree programs in Biology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Environmental Science. We measure our success by the success of our students and the quality of our intellectual contributions.
UNT has a highly diverse campus with a wide range of languages spoken in addition to English. We welcome candidates who have experience with HSI/MSIs and/or who speak Spanish, Vietnamese, American Sign Language, Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin, and other variations), Arabic, Tagalog, Farsi, French, or/and Yoruba.

Position Summary

The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of North Texas (UNT) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Cell Biology. We encourage applicants with a research focus on cellular processes in any eukaryotic system. 
The faculty member will be expected to:
  • Obtain funding to support a vibrant research program in cell biology and to engage undergraduates and graduate students in research
  • Be able to teach courses such as Cell Biology, aspects of general biology, and specialized courses in their areas of expertise
  • Participate in regional, national, and international research communities.

Minimum Qualifications

The successful candidate must have (1) a doctorate degree in a life science or related discipline and postdoctoral experience; and (2) demonstrated success or potential for obtaining external funding to support an active research program.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to applicants with (1) at least 2 years of postdoctoral experience, (2) a record of scholarship and publications in top-tier journals appropriate to the applicant’s field of study, and (3) an academic record demonstrating the potential for excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching.

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