The Department of Biology at the State University of New York at New Paltz invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor with specialization in an area that complements and contributes to our current cell and molecular biology curriculum track to begin in Fall 2016.
The successful candidate’s primary teaching responsibilities will include a sophomore-level course on Evolution, an upper-division course in the candidate’s area of expertise, and they will contribute to the General Biology course sequence and teach other related courses as needed;
The Department of Biology at SUNY New Paltz values research with undergraduates as a high impact practice in science education. The successful candidate is expected to establish an independent research program with a significant focus on including undergraduate research students in scholarly work.
The successful candidate is also expected to advise students and engage in service to the department, the school, and the College;
Qualifications: Ph.D. in Biology or related field is required; exceptional ABD candidates with a firm completion date will be considered. Candidates with expertise in evolutionary biology, cell biology, or a related field and a passion for teaching evolution will be considered. Preference will be given to candidates with postdoctoral and teaching experience. Candidates who bring diverse cultural experience and who are especially qualified to mentor and advise all members of our diverse student population are encouraged to apply. The State University of New York at New Paltz is an AA/EOE/ADA employer.
Electronic submissions required. To apply, please visit
Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, representative publications, separate statements of research interests and teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation
Individuals with disabilities who need assistance with the application process should call (845) 257-3675.
Deadline: Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received by Feb 10 will be given priority.
Other important information about this vacancy:
The State University of New York at New Paltz is a highly selective, public college that is recognized regionally for the strength of its academic programs. It is located in the beautiful Hudson River Valley with easy access to New York City and other nearby recreational and cultural amenities.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Candidates who bring diverse cultural experience and who are especially qualified to mentor and advise all members of our diverse student population are especially encouraged to apply.
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