Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology
Posted: June 21, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionJob Description
The Department of Biology and Chemistry at Texas A&M International University seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor (nontenure-track, 9-month position) in the area of biology to begin Fall 2022. Primary duties include teaching introductory and upper level courses for the biology program.
The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate and maintain a commitment to teaching in introductory and advanced lectures and laboratories in Biology for science majors and non-majors. Prepares and utilizes a course syllabus and assessments for each course using guidelines established by the institution.
The successful candidate must hold an earned doctorate in Biology. ABDs will also be considered but must have earned a doctorate before appointment.
Previous teaching experience at the post-secondary level. Experience as a teaching assistant will be considered. Computer skills.
TAMIU is a growing university of over 8,000 students located in Laredo, Texas, a vibrant bi-lingual, bi-cultural city with a population of about 250,000 on the U.S./Mexico border. For more information, visit www.tamiu.edu. For faculty, TAMIU offers competitive salaries and a benefits package covering health insurance, retirement benefits, and paid parental leave. Financial support for professional development opportunities, such as attending academic conferences, is also provided. Moving expenses are covered by the university.
Applications received by July 17, 2022 will be given highest priority. The start date for the position is Fall 2022 and the search will continue until the position is filled. Interested, qualified candidates must apply via our online employments system, Workday at https://www.tamiu.edu/adminis/ohr/employment/
During the application process you have only one opportunity to enter the requested information, upload documents and submit the application. You will not be able to make changes or add additional documents once you "Submit" the application materials. The software does not allow you to "Save" your application and return to complete the process at a later time. The page "My Experience" has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload files.
Completed employment application must include:
A statement of teaching philosophy
At least 3 current professional references and their full contact information, and
Applications received by Texas A&M International University must have all job application data entered. Failure to provide all job application data could result an invalid submission and a rejected application. "See resume" is not an acceptable entry in the job application. Incomplete application will not be considered.
If you have any questions, please contact Search Committee Chair, Dr. Michael Kidd, at [email protected] or 956-326-2585.
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.