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The Biology Department at the University of St. Thomas invites applications for two full-time, non-tenure-track Visiting Faculty positions for the academic year from September 2021 through May 2022. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in Molecular/Cell Biology OR Ecology/Environmental Science/Conservation Biology. We seek applicants with a record of success in teaching and scholarship in these and related fields, and a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
The successful candidates will each participate in teaching six Biology courses at the introductory and major’s level, as well as professional engagement and service to the department. Successful applicants will have access to shared research space and professional development funds. Service activities could include mentoring students, diversity/equity/inclusion work, or curriculum development.
The University of St. Thomas embraces diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity for all. Our convictions of dignity, diversity and personal attention call us to embody and champion a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. We welcome applicants of diverse races, ethnicities, geographic origins, gender identities, ages, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, religions, work experience, physical and intellectual abilities, and financial means. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. This commitment is consistent with our university mission: Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely and work skillfully to advance the common good. A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission.
The UST Biology Department is a professionally-engaged, inclusive community that equips undergraduate students to find their passions, embark on meaningful careers, and become responsible, scientifically literate citizens through authentic experiences in science.