Anouncement Number : 22-03
Position Title : Assistant Professor
Annual Salary : $62,256.00
Location of Position : University of Puerto Rico
Department of Biology
Opening Date : September 9, 2022
Closing Date : November 9, 2022
The University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez Campus is currently seeking candidates for instruction and research in Virology.
Doctoral degree in Virology or a related field from an accredited institution or completion of all requirementsby date of hire. Demonstrated excellence in teaching and research. Effective oral and written communication skills in Spanish or English. Bilingual candidates are preferred.
JOB DESCRIPTION AND DUTIES
The selected person will teach undergraduate and graduate courses according to departmental needs. Courses could include, but are not limited to: General Biology, Animal Biology, Virology, Clinical Microbiology, and Molecular Biology. The selected person must update and revise existing courses, design and develop new courses in their area of expertise, as well as offer previously created courses that are not currently offered.
In addition to teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, the successful candidatewillsupervise undergraduate and graduate research, coordinate teaching laboratories, attend college and departmental meetings, actively participate in departmental and campus-wide committees, and develop and maintain a successful, externally funded research program in their area of expertise. External funds, when obtained, will allow eligibility for release time during the academic year to a maximum of half the teaching load (6 credit hours out of a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester). Furthermore, since our institutional mission includes education, research, and service, faculty are expected to publish and present research work at conferences and in peer-reviewed journals, mentor undergraduate and graduate researchers, engage in professional and community service, and support institutional initiatives.
HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates must send their curriculum vitae, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, statements of research and teaching plans, and three (3) letters of reference before November 9, 2022 to firstname.lastname@example.org. For further information, please contact:
Prof. Ana V. Vélez
University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus
Department of Biology, School of Arts andSciences
Phone (787) 832-4040, Ext. 3837
To learn more about the Department of Biology at UPRM, please visit https://www.uprm.edu/biology.
Some of the benefits that the University of Puerto Rico offers include: health plan, retirement, sick leave, and maternity and paternity leave.
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