Job Announcement - Biology Education (UNLV)

Stacy J. Mantooth stacy.mantooth at ROCKETMAIL.COM
Wed Dec 15 17:23:58 CST 2004

Biology Education Specialist
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV 89154 USA

The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas ( invites applications for a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position commencing August 2005. We are specifically searching for a BIOLOGY EDUCATION SPECIALIST whose research program includes activity and publication in science education/pedagogy. The successful candidate will have exceptional teaching skills and experience with introductory biology courses for majors and non-majors (including human biology). This individual will also be expected to develop an extramurally-funded research program that includes pedagogy-based scholarship and involves the department's B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. programs and, ideally, K-12 science teachers from the Clark County School District.The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in service activities at the department, college and university levels. 

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in biology or related area from an accredited college or university. Preference will be given to applicants whose primary interest overlaps departmental research areas and who have at least two years post doctoral experience.

Application materials must include a current resume, detailed cover letter, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe qualifications and experience, since the initial review will serve to evaluate applicants based on documented, relevant qualifications and professional work experience. The review of materials will begin January 15, 2005. Materials should be addressed to Dr. Iain McGaw, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at For assistance with UNLV's on-line applicant portal, contact Bob Sitts at (702) 895-1655 or email hrsearch at 

UNLV is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity educator and employer committed to excellence through diversity

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