St. Louis College of Pharmacy invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Biological Sciences at the Assistant/Associate Professor level starting Fall 2018. Ph.D. is required. The successful candidate will teach in the Anatomy & Physiology course sequence, contribute original scholarship in their field of specialty, participate in college-wide and departmental service, and aid the college with the implementation and evaluation of our B.S. and Pharm.D. curricula. This is an academic-year (9-month) appointment.
You will have the opportunity to:
Teach the required Anatomy course and possibly other courses in the sequence (Biology or Physiology) and provide lab instruction in at least one lab each semester; develop upper division elective courses appropriate for two health-related B.S. programs; and participate in development of other B.S. degrees.
Develop an active research program in your subject area of biological science and/or the scholarship of teaching and learning in the Life Sciences. Limited start-up funds will be provided for candidates who wish to maintain ongoing field or bench research. Collaborations are encouraged both within STLCOP and throughout the surrounding Washington University/BJC medical campus. Preference will be given for candidates with demonstrated experience and success mentoring undergraduate students in research.
Provide service to the College through academic advising of students, advising of undergraduate student organizations, participating in professional organizations, and serving on Departmental, School of Arts & Sciences, and College-wide committees.
To succeed in this role you will need:
A Ph.D. in a Biological Science discipline with experience teaching Human Anatomy/Physiology.
Ability to teach Human Anatomy and Physiology; willingness to develop and teach upper-level courses in the Biological Sciences.
At least one to two years of prior teaching experience (which can include graduate TA experience) with a preference for experience using active learning strategies. Experience with course management software preferred.
Promise of assuming an active and sustained research agenda in biological sciences or STEM education.
Strong interpersonal skills coupled with outstanding communication skills and the ability to work harmoniously with a team committed to excellence.
Demonstrated support for diversity and inclusion; the ability to incorporate diversity, cultural competency or social justice into teaching, research, or service is desired.
Willingness to support and participate in programmatic assessment.
How to apply:
Please submit a CV and a second document including cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy (2 page limit), research interests statement (1 page limit), and names and contact information (email and phone number) of at least three professional references through the College’s online application system at www.stlcop.edu. Consideration of candidates will begin October 1 and continue until the position is filled.
St. Louis College of Pharmacy is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that values diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/M/F/Veteran/Disabled
Founded in 1864, St. Louis College of Pharmacy is the third-oldest and 10th-largest college of pharmacy in America. The College primarily admits students directly from high school, and the curriculum integrates the liberal arts and sciences with a professional program leading to a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree. The College offers a full student-life experience, including nearly 50 student o...rganizations and intercollegiate athletics. Approximately 1,350 students from 31 states and several countries are currently enrolled at the College. Our vision is to be globally prominent in pharmacy and health care education, interprofessional patient-centered care, and collaborative research. We are driven by our values of integrity, professionalism, personal development, valuing diversity and our desire to make a positive difference. Recognized as a Great College To Work For 2012-2015.