Tenure Track Position in Biology

Application Information

The Department of Science, Technology, & Mathematics is seeking to fill this open faculty position with someone who is committed to teaching undergraduate biology courses. This is a tenure-track appointment. The appointee is also expected to initiate and maintain a research program and provide mentored undergraduate research experiences. 
Our department offers B.S. and B.A. degrees in Biology, Chemistry, and Mathematics and B.S. degrees in Information Technology and Public Health. The department provides service courses for other programs, including Psychology, Interpreting, Social Work, and Physical Education and Recreation. We also provide courses for Gallaudet’s innovative, interdisciplinary General Studies (GSR) curriculum. Our department supports bilingual education in written English and ASL, and we are interested in promoting visual and active learning strategies.
Appointment Date: August 16, 2019.
1. Teach undergraduate courses for biology majors.
2. Teach undergraduate courses for non-majors.
3. Teach undergraduate courses for the interdisciplinary general studies (GSR) program.
4. Initiate and maintain a research program.
5. Supervise undergraduate research experiences.
6. Submit proposals for external funding.  
7. Participate in department and university faculty activities and professional service.  
8. Other duties as assigned by the department or the university.
1. Applicants for a tenure-track appointment must have a doctorate in a life science. Although we will consider strong applicants from any life science, the department currently needs expertise in anatomy and physiology, human biology, zoology, and research methods in the life sciences. This person will be expected to teach majors-level and non-majors level courses in general introductory biology, human biology, and/or research methods in the life sciences. This person, if so qualified, may also be assigned to teach human genetics or anatomy & physiology.  These course are required or electives in the major and minor in both biology and public health.
2. Competence in American Sign Language (ASL) is required. Newly hired faculty who are new to ASL will be required to learn the language and demonstrate competence over time as stipulated in the Faculty Handbook.  Support for learning ASL includes ASL classes, tutoring, and gatherings.
Rank and salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Application Information:
Review of applications will begin immediately. If you have questions or are unsure whether you might be a good fit, please contact us to discuss your interest.  Interested applicants should prepare and send the following via email to the Department Chair at the address below:
1. Official graduate and undergraduate transcripts.
2. Curriculum vitae.
3. A list of three individuals who can provide a reference.  Please indicate on the list your explicit permission for the screening committee to contact these individuals. 
4. Three letters of recommendation relevant to this position.  Please contact these individuals to ask that the letter of recommendation be sent directly to the Department Chair at the mailing address or email address below. 
5. One-page letter of application explaining why you are a good fit for this position and for Gallaudet.
6. One-page Statement of Teaching Philosophy.
7. One-page Statement of Research Interests. Your statement should outline a plan for how your research could be conducted within Gallaudet’s unique environment. 

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Please send all materials, and direct all questions to: 

Dr. Caroline Solomon, Chair
Department of Science, Technology, & Mathematics
Hall Memorial Building – Room N318A
Gallaudet University