MuncieRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Muncie jobs

Assistant Professor of Biology

Company: Ball State University
Location: Muncie
Posted on: November 12, 2019

Job Description:

Position Information

POSITION TITLE
Assistant Professor of Biology

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The Department of Biology at Ball State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of Immunology.

BENEFITS AND COMMUNITY
https://www.bsu.edu/about/administrativeoffices/humanresources/jobs/benefits-and-community/faculty

RELOCATION
https://www.bsu.edu/about/administrativeoffices/humanresources/jobs/working-at-ball-state/relocation

APPOINTMENT TYPE
Tenure-track

LENGTH OF APPOINTMENT
FT Academic Year

DESCRIPTION

The successful candidate will be able to teach undergraduate Immunology and Introductory Biology. Other teaching assignments may include courses in the applicant s area of expertise. The candidate s research program should involve undergraduate and Master s students in novel avenues of investigation in the field of Immunology while complementing and collaborating with current faculty in the Department of Biology and/or the BSU Center for Medical Education (Indiana University School of Medicine-Muncie Campus).
The strongest candidates will have a record of accomplished teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level; demonstrate evidence of outstanding scholarship in the form of peer-reviewed publications, and potential for external funding. The Department of Biology benefits from strong institutional support, promotes collaborations amongst faculty, and shares core research and teaching equipment.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Earned doctorate in Immunology, Biology, Molecular Biology or related field or M.D./Ph.D. from an accredited college or university.

AUTHORIZATION TO WORK IN THE US
Employer will consider sponsorship.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Demonstrated teaching ability in Immunology, Introductory Biology, or related disciplines using student-centered learning techniques; evidence of scholarly activity, such as postdoctoral experience, publications, and successful procurement of external grants; established research agenda that complements existing departmental research programs; collaborative potential with existing faculty at Ball State University.

Effective written and oral communication skills; commitment to excellence in teaching; and competency in current research concepts and approaches.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURES

PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENING
Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification.

POSITION TITLE(S) SUPERVISED

None

EEO STATEMENT

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

EEO/AA Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

ABOUT BALL STATE UNIVERSITY

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of 10 academic colleges that offer 190 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders committed to improving the quality of life for all.

DEPARTMENT
Biology:700060

DEPARTMENT INFORMATION

Ball State University offers generous start-up funding and strong institutional support, enabling new faculty to develop productive research programs. Faculty in the Department of Biology have been successful in publishing student-driven research in peer-reviewed journals and obtaining substantial extramural funding from sources including the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. Many faculty pursue interdisciplinary collaborations with other BSU investigators within the Department of Biology, and the Departments of Chemistry, Geography, Geological Sciences, Math, and Natural Resources and Environmental Resources. The successful candidate will join the Departments of Biology and Chemistry in the Foundational Sciences Building in 2021, which will feature newly constructed rodent facilities, imaging suites, collaborative space, a research library, computer labs, and cutting edge teaching and research laboratories.

Ball State University is located in the culturally-rich city of Muncie, IN and is within short driving distance of Fort Wayne, IN, and Indianapolis, IN. The campus of Ball State University maintains the David Owsley Museum of Art, which holds over 11,000 works of art. Also on campus is the newly renovated Emens Auditorium, which has hosted world-renowned artists, musicians, and shows since 1964. The recently revitalized Downtown Muncie hosts monthly arts gatherings (First Thursdays), numerous annual festivals, and the Muncie Three Trails Music Series. Muncie is also the nexus of Indiana s longest span of recreational trails (the Cardinal Greenways), and the nearby Prairie Creek Reservoir annually hosts the Ironman 70.3 Muncie triathlon.

DEPARTMENT EMAIL OR PHONE NUMBER
kbadger@bsu.edu

Posting Detail Information

POSTING NUMBER
201900509F

NUMBER OF VACANCIES
1

DESIRED START DATE
08/14/2020

POSITION END DATE

POSTING DATE
09/30/2019

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED THROUGH DATE
11/28/2019

OPEN UNTIL FILLED
No

INFORMATION REGARDING TRANSCRIPTS
The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS SUMMARY

Applicants should include contact information for at least 3 references.

SEARCH COMMITTEE CHAIR NAME AND CONTACT INFORMATION

Doug Bernstein

Keywords: Ball State University, Muncie , Assistant Professor of Biology, Education / Teaching , Muncie, Indiana

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Education / Teaching Jobs


Shortridge High School Principal
Description: Shortridge High School Principal br MISSION: The mission of the Indianapolis Public Schools is to prepare and empower all students for life.VISION: IPS will be the flagship in innovative urban education, (more...)
Company: Indianapolis Public Schools
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: 11/12/2019

Assistant/Associate Professors--Physical Science and Data Science
Description: Job Summary The College of Science at Purdue University invites applications for multiple positions in ---Physical Science and Data Science--- at the Assistant or Associate Professor level beginning August (more...)
Company: Purdue University
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: 11/8/2019

Special Agent: Education/Teaching
Description: As an FBI Special Agent with expertise in education and teaching, you'll have a career like no other. Whether you're a college or university professor tenured, adjunct or otherwise , a faculty member (more...)
Company: Federal Bureau of Investigation
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: 11/8/2019


Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
Description: Education - Doctoral Degree Skills - Machine Learning As part of an anticipated multiyear expansion, the Department of Statistics in the College of Arts and Sciences at Indiana University invites applications (more...)
Company: Indiana University
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: 11/7/2019

Become a Math Teacher in England!
Description: Become a Quantum Scholar and enjoy access to the very best support and mentorship available when teaching in England. This UK government funded program recruits the very best certified math teachers from (more...)
Company: Quantum Scholars
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: 11/9/2019

MATH TEACHERS WANTED IN ENGLAND FROM JANUARY AND SEPTEMBER 2020
Description: Join a wonderful math teaching program called Quantum Scholars which is supported and funded by the UK Government's Department for Education. br br The program recruits the very best math teacher (more...)
Company: Quantum Scholars
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: 11/8/2019

Assistant Professor of Biology
Description: Position Information br br POSITION TITLE br Assistant Professor of Biology br br ADDITIONAL INFORMATION br br The Department of Biology at Ball State University invites applications for (more...)
Company: Ball State University
Location: Muncie
Posted on: 11/12/2019

Inflight Instructor
Description: Job Category: Inflight At Republic Airways, our mission is to provide a safe, clean and reliable flying experience. We believe this is best accomplished by focusing on our vision, With the BEST people, (more...)
Company: Republic Airways
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: 11/9/2019

Instructors of Theatre and Dance
Description: Position Information br br POSITION TITLE br Instructors of Theatre and Dance br br ADDITIONAL INFORMATION br br The Department of Theatre and Dance invites applications for part-time semester (more...)
Company: Ball State University
Location: Muncie
Posted on: 11/9/2019

Occupational Therapy Program Faculty (Professor) - Kettering College
Description: Job ID 2017-5107Job Category OtherJob Type Full-TimeShift First Shift of Openings 2 Shift Time Varied ex: Resource Posted Date 13 hours ago br Overview br Are you looking to join a growing and dynamic (more...)
Company: Kettering Health Network
Location: Dayton
Posted on: 11/10/2019

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Indiana jobs by following @recnetIN on Twitter!

Muncie RSS job feeds