The Department of Biology invites applications for a tenure-track position in Animal Physiology at the Assistant Professor level, beginning August 2021.
The Department of Biology is situated in a renovated science complex with shared resources needed for a research program, including a vivarium. The Department of Biology hosts 21 faculty members with diverse teaching and research interests and offers undergraduate programs in Biology and Biology teaching, as well as graduate programs in Biology, Ecology and Organismal Biology, and Cellular and Molecular Biology. Eastern Michigan University has an enrollment of ~18,000 students and is located in Ypsilanti in southeastern Michigan, in between Ann Arbor and the Detroit metro area.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach contractual load of undergraduate and graduate courses as assigned by the department or school.
Assign and submit grades in accordance with established University schedules.
Keep posted office hours during the week which are scheduled at times most beneficial to students.
Provide academic advising to students, if applicable.
Serve on search committees for hiring of new faculty members, departmental committees and other service committees across the university.
Participate in activities such as student registration, orientation, convocations and commencements.
Attend and participate in scheduled departmental meetings and functions.
Provide other support service to the department, college and/or university, if applicable.
Engage in pursuits that enable them to remain current in their respective disciplines.
Engage in pursuits that help to further organize and contribute to growth of the body of knowledge in their respective disciplines, and/or to explore interdisciplinary implications.
Perform related Departmental duties as required.
This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between EMU and the EMU Chapter of the American Association of University Professors, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.
We seek an individual with a Ph.D., research experience in animal physiology, and a demonstrated ability and interest to teach at the college level. We value an inclusive environment, and the successful candidate will be expected to establish an active research program that engages a diverse student population in undergraduate and Master's-level research. The successful candidate will be expected to teach and develop courses, including Human Physiology, Concepts in Physiology, and an upper level course in their area of expertise. Human Physiology is a popular course, and the candidate will be expected to help coordinate the lecture and lab components of this course with other instructors.
Internal Number: 12421
About Eastern Michigan University
Since its inception, Eastern Michigan, first as a Normal School, then as a College and finally as a University, has grown and developed to respond to the ever-changing needs of society. Over the years, EMU has educated thousands of sons and daughters of Michigan, the nation, and the world. The University currently serves 23,000 students who are pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences and professions. In all, more than 200 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University?s Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Health and Human Services; Technology, and its graduate school. Eastern Michigan?s exceptional faculty, students and alumni include CEOs from major businesses; a National Student Teacher of the Year, National Teacher of the Year, numerous Fulbright Scholars and Milken Family Foundation National Educators award winners; and several Michigan Teachers of the Year.