Invertebrate Zoology Position, Georgia College & State University

Melanie Devore mdevore at MAIL.GCSU.EDU
Tue Oct 9 16:56:17 CDT 2001


Invertebrate Zoologist, Georgia College & State University

The Department of Biological & Environmental Sciences of Georgia College &
State University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment as
Assistant or Associate Professor of Biology in the field of invertebrate
zoology. The position entails teaching introductory biology, upper division
and graduate (M.S.) courses in invertebrate zoology, and other subjects
related to one's specialty. Tenure and promotion at GC&SU are based on
effective teaching, scholarship in one's discipline, and
university/community service. A Ph.D. in biology or zoology is required for
appointment. Appointment rank and salary will be commensurate with
qualifications and experience. Applications will be reviewed beginning in
November 2001 and will continue until the position is filled. The starting
date is August 2002.

THE DEPARTMENT. The Department of Biological & Environmental Sciences and
the Dept. of Chemistry & Physics share a newly renovated building.
Biological & Enviromental Sciences offers a broad spectrum of courses in
all branches of biology as well as geology and paleontology, and grants
degrees at the B.S. and M.S. level. There are presently 14 faculty members,
and 4 more to be added in fall 2002. The department enrolls about 215
undergraduate biology majors and 30 graduate students. The department is
especially strong in field biology, evolutionary biology, and paleontology.
For further information see
www.gcsu.edu.acad_affairs/coll_artsci/bioenv.sci/.

THE UNIVERSITY. Georgia College & State University is Georgia's designated
public liberal arts university (a COPLAC institution), with a strong
commitment to student-centered education in a residential setting. The
faculty, staff, and students of the university value and encourage high
academic standards; lifelong learning; critical, independent and creative
thinking; strong verbal and written communication skills; an aprpeciation
of culture; and a global perspective. The university has an enrollment of
approximately 5,200 studetns with a full range of student activities and
athletic programs. The university is located in Milledgeville, Georgia, a
community of 38,000 within easy reach of Atlanta, Macon, and Athens. Nearby
Lakes Oconee and Sinclair provide many public recreational opportunities.
GC&SU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution of the
University System of Georgia.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE. Preliminary inquiries may be sent to the search
committee chair at ksaladin at mail.gcsu.edu. Formal applications must be
submitted by mail. Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies
of transcripts for all earned degrees, and the names, addresses, and
telephone numbers of three references to the search committee chair below.
Official transcripts will be required only of candidates selected for
interviews.

Kenneth S. Saladin, Ph.D.
Invertebrate Zoology Search Committee
Dept. of Biological & Environmental Sciences, Box 81
Georgia College & State University
Milledgeville, GA 31061-0490




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