[Coral-List] Position Opening: Visiting Assistant/Associate Professor of Biology at the University of the Virgin Islands

Marilyn Brandt mbrandt at live.uvi.edu
Tue May 7 10:23:52 EDT 2013

The College of Science and Mathematics at the University of the Virgin Islands is seeking a Visiting Assistant/Associate Professor of Biology.

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 achievement of the University's Strategic Plan 2017- Pathways to Greatness.

The College of Science & Mathematics is seeking a candidate who will teach undergraduate biology courses, participate in research activities, advise undergraduate and graduate students, and participate in University and Community service.

A Ph.D. from an accredited institution in the Biological Sciences is required. Exceptional ABD candidates may also be considered, but a Ph.D. must be earned by time of appointment. All areas of biology will be considered, but preference will be given to individuals with expertise in anatomy & physiology, biostatistics, coral reef biology, ecology, environmental science, genetics, molecular biology, oceanography, or plant physiology. The successful candidate should also have demonstrated excellence in teaching at the college level, adaptability and genuine interest in teaching, and a strong commitment to teaching excellence, undergraduate research, and scholarship.

Review of applications will begin soon. For more information or to apply please visit the UVI human resources website at: https://careers.uvi.edu

Or contact:
Dr. Alice Stanford
Professor of Biology
University of the Virgin Islands
astanfo at live.uvi.edu
(340) 693-1242

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