This is a tenure-track position with the rank of professor or associate professor. The position is a twelve-month appointment with 50% administrative responsibilities and 50% faculty responsibilities.
July 1, 2020
Commensurate with qualifications.
The University of Tennessee at Martin is a primary campus in The University of Tennessee system. The campus is located in northwest Tennessee, approximately 125 miles north of Memphis and 150 miles west of Nashville. The University of Tennessee at Martin has a combined graduate and undergraduate enrollment of approximately 7,300. The emphasis is solidly on excellence in teaching, undergraduate research and community outreach. We seek candidates who demonstrate a similar commitment. The Department of Biological Sciences includes 18 faculty members with approximately 250 undergraduate majors (over 25% of whom are first-generation college students), and offers a Bachelor of Science degree in biology with concentrations in cell and molecular biology, organismal biology, and ecology and environmental biology. UTM operates the Reelfoot Lake Environmental Field Station approximately 40 miles from the main campus. The department is well-equipped to support laboratory-based teaching and research. In addition, the Department provides service courses to all academic programs across the UTM campus. For more information, please see the departmental web site www.utm.edu/departments/cens/biology/index.php
Applicants must submit (1) a letter of application, (2) a current curriculum vita, (3) a statement of teaching philosophy, (4) a statement of administrative philosophy, (5) transcripts for all graduate degrees (official transcripts will be required at time of hire), and (6) names and contact information for 3-5 references. Applications should be submitted online http://www.utm.edu/departments/personnel/employment.php. In order to be evaluated, applications must be complete. The Search Committee will begin evaluating applications on December 2, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
UT Martin is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer. The University seeks to diversify its work force. Therefore, all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability or Vietnam veteran status, are strongly encouraged to apply.
Programs of Study
The Biology Department has several different programs of study available.
Undergraduate Research Opportunities
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