[Coral-List] Biology Position at the University of the Virgin Islands

Sandra Romano sromano at uvi.edu
Mon Nov 28 14:36:46 EST 2011

Position Available: Assistant or Associate Professor of Biology

The College of Science and Math is seeking applicants who can teach Biology
in the areas of Terrestrial Plant Biology, Plant Physiology, Ecology as well
as participation in general science courses, and the core biology
curriculum. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in
teaching the first year core courses in the Masters in Marine and
Environmental Science program. Faculty members are expected to advise
undergraduate and graduate students as well as participate in University and
Community service.  Funding opportunities may be available through the
Virgin Islands EPSCoR program, which supports ongoing development of
infrastructure in marine and environmental science, and is focused on the
research area of "Integrated Caribbean Coastal Ecosystems"

PhD in the Biological Sciences is required. All areas of biology will be
considered, but preference will be given to individuals with expertise in
plant biology, ecology (especially at the community level), environmental
science and biostatistics. Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the
college level; adaptability and genuine interest in teaching are important
assets; strong commitment to teaching excellence, undergraduate research,
and scholarship.   

The University of the Virgin Islands is a Historically Black publicly
supported land-grant institution. UVI is seeking faculty who will ensure
that students meet high academic standards in a nurturing and
learner-centered environment in keeping with our HBCU status and with
interests, experience and expertise in curriculum innovation,
interdisciplinary studies and distance education, as well as teaching and
scholarly excellence in their specialties. In addition, academic programs
support our land grant designation by integrating instruction with research
and community service. Appointees must be able to work productively with
students and colleagues of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds; serve on
the University's committees; and contribute to the development of the
University's Vision 2012.

Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Please visit our career site at https://careers.uvi.edu to complete an
application and apply for this position.

Sandra L. Romano, PhD
Associate Professor of Marine Biology
Chair, Dept. of Biological Sciences
College of Science and Mathematics
University of the Virgin Islands
2 John Brewers Bay
St. Thomas  00802 USVI
Email: sromano at uvi.edu
Voice: (340) 693-1389
Fax:   (340) 693-1385

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