West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVU Tech), a divisional four-year campus of West Virginia University (WVU) located in Beckley in Southern West Virginia is currently inviting applications and nominations for the following employment opportunity:
The Department of Biology in the Leonard C. Nelson College of Engineering and Sciences seeks to hire a full-time, tenure-track position to begin fall 2021.
Teaching responsibilities include Environmental Biology (for non-majors), Botany, Ecology, and Plant Taxonomy/Systematics. Depending on department scheduling, other courses that may be assigned include General Biology (lecture or lab, as part of a team of instructors) or Biology Methods. Opportunities to develop additional upper division course(s) not currently included in our curriculum may become available as student interest and resources allow. Other duties typically assigned to WVU Tech faculty include: service on committees, academic advising, outreach, and curriculum development. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a research program involving undergraduate students and write grants to support this program. The Department seeks a candidate who will demonstrate exemplary communication skills, collegiality, and the ability to contribute to the intellectual and cultural life of WVU Tech.
Date of Appointment: August 16, 2021
Rank: Assistant Professor
Deadline: Review of applications will begin January 1, 2021.
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship, offers high quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU is located in Morgantown, West Virginia, has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America, with divisional campuses in Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg, and Montgomery. WVU is a Research University (Highest Research Activity) and ranks among the top 100 public universities in the nation, including a top 15 ranking in most affordable tuition for out-of-state students. WVU offers 184 degrees throughout the 15 colleges and schools within the university. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy, and forensics. There are more than 32,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide who are pioneering, passionate, innovative, tireless and caring.