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Assistant Professor of Developmental Biology

Position Deleted on 5/24/2012. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
West Hartford, CT
Faculty - Science - Biology
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
The Department of Biology at the University of Hartford is now accepting applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor in Developmental Biology to begin August 2012.

Our academic mission is to engage students in acquiring the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to thrive in, and contribute to, a pluralistic, complex world. The full text of our academic mission can be seen at We are a primarily undergraduate institution dedicated to enhancing student academic experience through outstanding teaching and scholarship.

The candidate is expected to develop and teach a junior/senior level Developmental Biology course and laboratory, as well as teach freshman-level Introductory Biology. Additional teaching assignments will depend on the candidate's area of expertise and the needs of the department, and may include a graduate-level course in the Masters in Neuroscience Program or additional undergraduate courses. The candidate is expected to develop an independent research program and to involve undergraduate students in at least some of that research.

The University of Hartford is an open and welcoming community, which values diversity in all its forms. In addition, the University aspires to have its faculty and staff reflect the rich diversity of its student body and the Hartford region. Candidates committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural issues are encouraged to apply. The University is located within the greater Hartford area rich in cultural and recreational activities, and it is within driving distance from metropolitan Boston and New York.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. (advanced ABD candidates will be considered) and prior teaching experience in developmental biology and/or biology. For best consideration, applications should be received by December 15, 2011. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research goals and space/equipment needs, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference to:

Dr. Aime Levesque
Department of Biology
University of Hartford
200 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/M/F/D/V.
The University of Hartford is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and intends to recruit, hire, train and promote without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national and ethnic origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or veteran status.
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