The Department of Biological Sciences at Marshall University
( invites applications for a tenure track Assistant
Professor of Plant Ecology position. The department will give preference to
candidates with prior teaching experience in Ecology and strong quantitative
skills. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in Plant Ecology.
Relevant postdoctoral experience is preferred. Demonstrated excellence in
both teaching and research, as well as outstanding communication skills are
desired. Experience with greenhouse management is a plus.

Duties include:
Actively pursuing extramurally funded scientific research in an area of the
candidate’s expertise.
Mentoring undergraduate and graduate research students.
Teaching BSC 320 Principles of Ecology, introductory biology, and
upper-level/graduate offerings.
Developing new course materials, including syllabi, lecture presentations
and assessment tools.
Contributing to the learning of undergraduate and graduate students, through
class teaching, small group discussions and one-on-one sessions with
individual students.
Serving on departmental, college and/or university committees.

The department seeks candidates who will contribute to the University’s
general education curriculum with its emphasis on a common First-Year
Seminar and core curriculum courses that enhance students’ critical
thinking, and to the College’s interdisciplinary programs of study.
Required Qualifications: The successful candidate must have a PhD or
equivalent in Plant Ecology or a closely-related discipline, a record of:
research publications, active pursuit of external research funding and
excellent teaching and communication skills.

Postdoctoral research, experience mentoring research students and
demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching.

Must be able to perform all essential job duties as outlined in the job

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