Assistant Professor of Marine Biology

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Assistant Professor of Marine Biology

 The University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) is located twelve miles north of downtown Juneau, in a beautiful setting overlooking Auke Lake, the Mendenhall Glacier, and Auke Bay. Juneau (population 32,000), the capital of Alaska, is a picturesque city with a mild, maritime climate, exceptional outdoor and recreation values, and a lively arts community. The University mission includes community college, undergraduate, and select graduate degrees, credential program, certificates, and training. Approximately 700 full-time and 2,000 part-time students take coursework from the Juneau campus in daytime and evening courses, as well as incoming/outgoing distance delivery offerings to locations in rural Alaska. 
The Department of Natural Sciences at UAS is seeking a qualified individual for a tenure-track position to begin August, 2011. This position will support undergraduate programs in Health Sciences, Biology, and Marine Biology. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a biology related discipline. The successful applicant will be responsible for anatomy and physiology, as well as upper division biology courses, including marine mammalogy. Faculty at UAS are expected to establish an externally funded research program. Preference will be given to applicants who can teach vertebrate zoology and provide field research opportunities to undergraduates. 

This is a 9-month, tenure-track position, competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. It includes an excellent package of medical and financial benefits. This position is covered by a collective bargaining unit agreement. The position will remain open until filled; however, first consideration will be given to applications received by August 15, 2010. 

Teach 9 credit hours per semester.
Teach introductory health sciences courses.
Teach upper division courses in marine mammalogy and in specialty area that supports degree program in marine biology.
Develop an externally funded research program.
Perform appropriate university and public service.

For more information about Marine Biology and Biology at UAS, please visit: 

Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Please attach the following documents as part of your application: 
1. One page cover Letter, including a brief statement of teaching and research 
2. Current curriculum vitae 
3. Names, phone numbers, and addresses of 3 references 
4. Copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts acceptable for application - official transcripts required upon hire)
Application Information

Sue Oliva
Personnel Services
University of Alaska Southeast

(907) 796-6263

(907) 796-6001

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