Assistant professor position open

Beth Frieders frieders at UWPLATT.EDU
Fri Oct 1 09:51:31 CDT 2004


Please share the following job advertisement with applicable people.


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN BIOLOGY: University of Wisconsin-Platteville.  Tenure
track, 9-month Assistant Professor position beginning Fall 2005.  Seeking a broadly
trained botanist with specialization in vascular plants to teach a variety of courses
including introductory botany and/or biology, and advanced courses such as plant
taxonomy, plant anatomy and morphology, and entomology.  Other responsibilities
include advising undergraduates, scholarly and professional activity, university and
community service, and greenhouse coordination.  Additional opportunities exist,
e.g., maintenance of the department’s herbarium; development at least one off-
campus short-term field course; and involvement with Pigeon Lake Field Station in
northern Wisconsin.  Required qualifications: Ph.D. in plant biology or a closely
related field with specialization in vascular plants; degree completed by start date.  A
broad biology background including knowledge of upper Midwest vegetation.
Demonstrable skills with computer technology, in oral and written communications,
in the organization and delivery of effective presentations and experiential learning
activities, and in the definition and assessment of desired learning outcomes.
Observable dedication to undergraduate education, enthusiasm for professional
engagement with students in and out of the classroom and laboratory, and desire
and ability to work in teams.  Demonstrable commitment to or experience with
diverse populations.  Salary commensurate with professional experience and
qualifications.  Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of undergraduate
and graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and four letters of
recommendation (preferably one from an undergraduate student) to:  Dr. Elizabeth
Frieders, UW-Platteville, 1 University Plaza, Platteville, WI  53818-3099.  Review of
completed applications will begin January 17, 2005 and continue until the position is
filled.  For more information see www.uwplatt.edu/~pers. The University of
Wisconsin-Platteville, an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, seeks to
build a diverse faculty and staff and encourages the application of women, persons
of color, and other minority groups.  The names of nominees, applicants, and all
finalists, who have not requested in writing that their identity be kept confidential, will
be released upon request.




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