Location: Newport, RI Category: Academic / Faculty Posted On: Mon Feb 13 2017 Job Description:
The Department of Biology and Biomedical Science is pleased to announce an opening for a Visiting Assistant Professor in the area of Eukaryotic Cell Biology to start September 1st, 2017. Salve Regina University is a mission driven institution with a focus on excellent undergraduate education. Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in biology or related field and have relevant teaching experience. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a 24 contact hours a year. The length of the appointment is for 1 year. The successful applicant will have an opportunity to collaborate with departmental faculty as well as, mentor undergraduate students and gain experience in writing grants.
The successful candidate must have an earned Ph.D. in a related area of biology by time of hire. Teaching and postdoctoral research experience is preferred but not mandatory. Candidate must be strongly committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching and academic advising. They should also have an ability to communicate effectively and to use technology effectively in teaching and learning, and to work collaboratively.
Located on a picturesque campus in the historic city of Newport, R.I., Salve Regina University is a Catholic, coeducational university founded by the Sisters of Mercy. The University offers a comprehensive education with a liberal arts foundation that fosters the development of each student's individual talents.Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, the University enrol...ls more than 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students from across the U.S. and around the world. Salve Regina's diverse range of academic programs is complemented by community service initiatives, extracurricular activities and a full athletics program featuring varsity, intramural and club sports.The undergraduate course of study is designed to further intellectual, social and spiritual growth and encourage students to work for a world that is harmonious, just and merciful. Graduate and continuing education programs are tailored to the unique needs of adult students, combining the integration of knowledge and personal values with the development of greater competency in both theory and practice.Salve Regina's 80-acre campus is set on seven contiguous Gilded Age estates and features 21 structures of historic significance that have been sensitively adapted to meet University needs while also preserving their status as treasures of the 19th and early 20th centuries.