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Assistant Professor - Biology – Mycologist - Utah Valley University, Orem, Utah

Nov 30

Written by: SuperUser Account
11/30/2016 12:07 PM 

Assistant Professor - Biology – Mycologist - Utah Valley University, Orem, Utah
Job Posting Number: JPF34316
Department: 2KB-Biology
Job Open Date: 11/17/2016
Screening Date: 12/17/2016
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Job Grade: 01
Pay Range: DOQ
Position Number: A97636

Benefits: Full tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents, substantial employer contribution to retirement, affordable medical and dental insurance, life insurance, & 12 paid holidays.

Job Category: Faculty

Job Type: Full-time

Special Instructions to Applicants

This position is an open rank for an Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in Biology depending on qualifications and experience.

Under “Reference’s Letter” please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

Summary of Duties

Develops and teaches course(s) in mycology as appropriate for students of botany and microbiology, BOT 2400 Plant Kingdom and/or other courses in area of expertise or introductory biology courses (BIOL 1010, 1610). Participates in curriculum development and engages undergraduate students in research.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with terminal, earned degree appropriate to discipline. ABD accepted. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. Evidence of potential for scholarly/creative work consistent with a teaching university. See preferred qualifications for discipline or program-specific minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a doctorate, and a specialty in mycology or related academic field required. Must have at least one year of teaching experience at the university or college level.

ABD applicants may be considered but doctorate must be completed by June 30, 2017.

Preferred candidate will have the expertise to develop upper-division curriculum in mycology.


Knowledge of the fields of Biology and Mycology.


Excellent teaching and communication skills.


Ability to engage and inspire Biology students in courses and research.

Working Conditions


May be required to teach some evening classes.

To apply, visit: http://apptrkr.com/920667

Utah Valley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/ Disabled/Equal Access Employer. Utah Valley University is committed to an inclusive hiring process and the welcoming of diverse candidates.


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