| California State University, Chico|
Assistant Professor of Animal Cell Physiology
Recruitment Number: FA0058
Review of applications will begin on August 1,2016 and will continue until the position is filled.
Department: Biological Sciences
CSU, Chico is committed to enriching its educational environment and its culture through the diversity of its staff, faculty, students, and administrators. Persons with interest and experience in helping to set and achieve goals relative to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.
Chico State's Department of Biological Sciences invites applications for an academic year tenure-track position in Animal Cell Physiology to begin August 2017.
California State University, Chico is seeking faculty who are competent in their field, collaborative with colleagues and staff, and committed to student success. Position is contingent on funding.
Minimum Education and Experience:
The minimum education requirement for appointment to this position is a Ph.D. in Molecular/Cell Biology or Physiology. Candidates nearing completion of the doctorate may be considered; however, the doctorate must be complete prior to the appointment to a tenure-track position.
Additional qualifications include:
Demonstrated ability and excellence in research
- Excellent written and oral communication skills; and
- Commitment to and/or experience promoting and fostering a learning environment that is supportive of individuals from diverse backgrounds
Additional Requirements and Responsibilities for this position:
Candidates should be committed to teaching excellence and to building a strong research & publication record. Instructional assignments will be consistent with the programmatic needs of the department and students.
The primary professional responsibilities of instructional faculty members are: teaching, research and scholarship with graduate and undergraduate students, and service to the University, profession and to the community. These responsibilities include, but are not limited to: advising students, participation in campus and system-wide committees, maintaining office hours, working collaboratively and productively with colleagues, and participation in traditional academic functions.
- Postdoctoral experience and additional expertise in areas of specialty as well as evidence of teaching proficiency
- Candidates who can interact with current faculty in cell biology, immunology, virology and biochemistry, are especially sought
- Research expertise to help run and upgrade research/teaching facilities in cell biology or molecular biology
Contact & Special Recruitment Information:
Letters of Recommendation and job-related questions to:
*Dr. Dave Keller, Search Committee Chair
Department of Biological Sciences (Zip 515)
400 West First Street, Chico, CA 95929-0515
(530) 898-5040 firstname.lastname@example.org
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A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
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CSU, Chico is an EOE/M/F/VET/DIS Employer
The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
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About the University, Hiring Department and Community:
The Department of Biological Sciences includes 16 full-time faculty, 25 master's students, and 500 undergraduate biology majors with options in cell & molecular biology; ecology, evolution, and organismal biology; or plant biology, as well as 90 microbiology majors in general or clinical lab microbiology. Department programs are enhanced by diverse laboratory and field facilities, the Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve; Butte Creek Ecological Preserve, the CSU Chico Vertebrate Museum, a stockroom; and greenhouses. The Department has five very active student clubs. Full information is available on the Biology Department Website . The College of Natural Sciences has further resources including biochemistry faculty with expertise in microbial proteomics and physiology.
California State University, Chico is one of the first campuses in the nation to sign a long-range commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and become climate neutral in its effect on the environment.
The commitment to sustainable policies and practices provides us the opportunity to integrate this into our educational and scholarly activities.
You can receive detailed information about the University by viewing this site.
As a university that educates students of various ethnic and cultural backgrounds, we value a diverse faculty and staff. CSU, Chico welcomes applicants who are knowledgeable about and interested in working within a cross-cultural learning environment. We also welcome those who share a passion and commitment to the University's 6th Strategic Priority that focuses on sustainability, stewardship, and the environment - view information at Sustainability at CSU, Chico on this site.
California State University, Chico is committed to achieving excellence through diversity in the classroom and the workplace. It strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students, faculty, and staff.
The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status.
CSU, Chico offers a number of benefits to its employees (e.g., sick leave, vacation, health insurance). Eligibility for standard CSU benefits is based on an appointment of half-time or more for a period exceeding six months. Employees appointed less than half-time or less than six months are not eligible for standard CSU benefits but do receive prorated sick leave and vacation.
Eligibility for Affordable Care Act (ACA) benefits is based on an appointment of at least three-quarter time, hired to work a minimum of 130 hours per month over the course of the appointment or works an average of 130 hours or more per month during the measurement period. The ACA guidelines provide for health coverage or FlexCash only. ACA does not provide dental or vision plan coverage.
California State University, Chico employs only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. California State University, Chico is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Americans with Disabilities Act employer. An annual security report disclosing crime statistics for California State University, Chico can be obtained by contacting the California State University Police Department (530) 898-5555 or by accessing the following web site: http://www.csuchico.edu/up/
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