Faculty Position at Utah Valley University - Tenure-Track - Biology (Physiology)

  • 10/29/2021 10:38 AM
    Message # 12082374

    The Department of Biology at Utah Valley University invites applications for an open-rank tenure-track faculty position, to begin in August 2022. We seek an outstanding candidate with a background in physiology. 


    The successful candidate should demonstrate a strong commitment to effective teaching utilizing inclusive, data-driven pedagogies. Teaching responsibilities for this position include: ZOOL 4400 Pathophysiology, ZOOL 2420 Human Physiology, and general biology (BIOL 1010 or BIOL 1610). Additionally, candidates may be asked to teach other physiology and/or anatomy courses as needed by the department and may develop new courses within their area of expertise. Applicants with experience and interest in teaching hybrid and/or online instruction are especially encouraged to apply.  


    In addition, the candidate should demonstrate their ability to establish an active and welcoming research program that centers around the mentoring of diverse undergraduates and leads to peer-reviewed publications. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a willingness to engage in professional development, collaborate with faculty, staff, and students to promote the university’s mission and values, and serve on department, college, and university committees as fitting a tenure-track position.


    UVU is committed to preparing all students for success in an increasingly complex, diverse, and globalized society. We value and promote collegial relationships and mutual respect among students, faculty, staff, and the community. We acknowledge and seek to address the needs of populations who are underserved as well as students with varying levels of academic preparation. As such, we welcome applicants with diverse backgrounds who are eager to help construct and maintain a culture of inclusion within biology education and research, and who act with a resolute commitment to eliminate barriers to college access, success, and completion. UVU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Equal Access employer. 


    Utah Valley University is the largest public university in the state of Utah with over 40,000 undergraduate students, and one of a few in the US offering a dual-mission model that combines the rigor and richness of a first-rate teaching university with the openness and vocational programs of a community college. As an open-enrollment institution, UVU serves a diverse population that includes many working, non-traditional (24+ years old), and first-generation students. UVU is located in Orem, Utah, at the foot of the beautiful Wasatch Mountains about 40 miles south of Salt Lake City. 

    To apply please visit this website: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/25157

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