The Department of Biology, Behavioral Neuroscience, and Health Sciences in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Rider University is seeking candidates for a tenure-track position in biology.
The faculty member will be expected to contribute to instruction of general biology as well as upper-level courses in his/her disciplinary specialty, develop a research program involving undergraduate students, stimulate student interest in science, advise undergraduate students, and complement other programs on campus.
The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.
Rider University has once again been included as one of the nation’s best universities by US News & World Report 2016 and remained in the top tier in the Regional Universities – North category at number 22. Additionally, The Princeton Review named Rider among its “Best 378 Colleges” in the nation. Both publications have ranked the University favorably in their respective surveys for more than a decade.
Please visit our website at www.rider.edu/hr, ‘Employment Opportunities’, Position 312351, to apply for this position. Applications should include a cover letter with statements of research interest and teaching proficiency, curriculum vitae, and three professional references, that can be submitted to: email@example.com referencing Position 312351. For full consideration, application materials must be received by December 1, 2017.
Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, handicap/disability, Vietnam-era/disabled veteran status, or any other non-job related criteria.
Successful candidates will have a PhD or other terminal degree in their field of study and a strong record in undergraduate education and pedagogy as well as the ability to engage undergraduates in an active scholarly research program. Post-doctoral experience is preferred. The precise area of specialization is open, though special consideration will be given to candidates with professional experience in any of the following areas: plant biology, ecology, bioinformatics, computing, statistics, modeling, “big data”, field research.
From its beginnings as a private business college nearly a century and a half ago, Rider University has consistently thrived as a home for students seeking a timely, relevant and thorough curriculum and an environment to satisfy their intellectual curiosity.
Founded in 1865 as Trenton Business College, the institution was established to train leaders in the booming, industrialized post-Civil Wa...r economy. Today, while Rider still produces some of today’s leading executives, it has also evolved into a diverse, comprehensive university with vibrant and expansive programs in the arts, sciences and education.