Tuscaloosa, United States
Stillman College is a liberal arts institution with a historical and formal affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). It is committed to fostering academic excellence, to providing opportunities for diverse populations, and to maintaining a strong tradition of preparing students for leadership and service by fostering experiential learning and community engagement designed to equip and empower Stillman’s students and its constituents.
The School of Arts and Sciences serves the mission of the College via its central role in providing the instruction and the experiences that define liberal arts education. The school consists of the Department of English, Journalism, and Media Communications, the Department of Natural Sciences, the Department of Psychology, the Department of Religion and Theology, and the Department of Social Sciences. Selected majors are offered in most of the areas. In addition, these units provide the interdisciplinary and introductory courses that make up the general education curriculum.
The position of Assistant Professor of Biology is resident in the Department of Natural Sciences. The Department of Natural Sciences offers a challenging curriculum in biology or chemistry or Biomedical Science (Pre-Med). Also, in cooperation with the Department of Education, the Department of Natural Sciences offers courses that prepare graduates to teach science in secondary schools. The department provides classes and support activities that prepare students for standardized tests required for successful program completion and entry into graduate and professional schools. Also, classes are offered in the department for non-majors to complete general physical and life science requirements.
The Assistant Professor of Biology is a full-time, 10-month, tenure-track position with a course load not to exceed 30 credits per academic year. The full-time faculty is responsible for the coordination, planning, preparation, presentation, and evaluation of classroom instructions and related activities. The faculty is responsible for performing assigned teaching duties during the day, evening, or occasional weekend on Stillman College campus as well as online platforms. In addition, the faculty is responsible for performing assigned duties during the day, evening, or occasional weekend on Stillman College campus. We expect the potential faculty to develop or continue a research program at Stillman College. At a minimum, the related activities include instruction, academic advising, serving on various committees, participating in professional activities and organizations.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representation of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total specific duties and responsibilities of this position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically enumerated in this description.
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