Canisius Employment Opportunities

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF BIOLOGY (Endocrinology and Physiology)

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Buffalo
Categories: Faculty

Assistant Professor of Endocrinology and Physiology

Department of Biology 

Canisius College in Buffalo, New York is accepting applications for a tenure-track position in the Department of Biology, beginning fall of 2018.

The candidate will be expected to teach upper-level courses and labs in Endocrinology and Physiology, and one or more upper-level courses and labs in their area of specialty.  The ideal candidate will also be expected to contribute to the introductory biology sequence.

A research program studying endocrinology / physiology and involving undergraduates is expected.  The successful candidate will be expected to seek external funding to support their scholarship and develop and maintain collaborations.  A PhD is required; postdoctoral experience is preferred.

The candidate should complement, but not duplicate existing expertise in the department, which includes: animal behavior/behavioral neuroscience, immunochemistry, microbiology, cellular neurobiology, cancer biology, higher plant physiology and biochemistry, primatology, evolutionary biology/population genetics, entomology/ecology, freshwater biology, and developmental biology.

The review of applications will begin immediately. The deadline to apply is December 15, 2017.

Applicants must submit their cover letter (to Dr. Liz Hogan, Chair, Biology Department), curriculum vitae, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, teaching philosophy, and plan of proposed research with their online application. Also, please include the names, titles and email addresses of three references. Your references will receive an email from Canisius College requesting they submit their reference letter directly to Canisius College’s Human Resources Department.

Canisius College, founded 1870, is a Jesuit comprehensive liberal arts college with strong commitments to social justice and to preparing students to be reflective women and men for others. The Biology Department supports the mission and is committed to faculty diversity.  The Biology Department welcomes candidates with experience and expertise using inclusive strategies in working with students from diverse backgrounds To learn more about the Biology Department at Canisius College go to: https://www.canisius.edu/academics/programs/biology  

Canisius College is located in the Buffalo/Niagara Region of New York State where the cost of housing, excellent school districts, numerous cultural organizations and a wide range of sports, entertainment and dining venues are just a few of the many things that make for an excellent quality of life.  Our four-season climate allows for a myriad of outdoor recreational activities that range from the beach in the summer to the ski slopes in the winter.  Furthermore, we are only 90 minutes away from Toronto, Canada, an additional source of recreational and cultural activity.

Canisius College, a Catholic and Jesuit university, has as its foundation the fundamental values of academic excellence, leadership, faith and social justice. Canisius is committed to educating and preparing men and women to become leaders in their professions and their communities, and in service to humanity. The college is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.

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