Assistant Professor of Biology--California State University Dominguez Hills

  • 08/31/2022 10:51 AM
    Message # 12902643

    The Department of  Biology at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) invites applications for a Tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor (Academic Year) with the appointment starting in Fall 2023We are seeking a colleague who conducts discipline-based education research (DBER) at the K-16 level in the biological sciences. The ideal candidate will have relevant postdoctoral, industry, or faculty experience with evidence of effective grant writing. In addition, they will have a successful track record of mentoring students from diverse backgrounds. CSUDH Biology Faculty both teach and conduct research with undergraduate and Master’s students. We have a particular interest in someone who has conducted education research with traditionally and historically excluded groups in STEM.

    For full consideration, please submit the completed application HERE no later than October 3, 2022. The completed application consists of a cover letter, CV, separate statements on DEI, teaching & research, list of three references with contact information, unofficial transcripts, sample publications, and teaching evaluations (if available).

    At CSUDH, we celebrate and respect diversity in all forms that include every race, religion, gender, ethnicity, veterans, people with varied abilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. CSUDH is seeking applications from candidates who can demonstrate experience in teaching and working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and contribute to the University’s mission, vision, and core values.

    For more information: Mission, Vision & Core Values.

    The Biology Program at CSU Dominguez Hills is designed to provide students with intensive, progressive, and balanced learning experiences in cell and molecular biology, organismal biology, population and community biology, and environmental science. In Fall 2020, the biology department moved into the new Science and Innovation building. This building provides new facilities, such as an instructional museum, for innovative teaching practices, and will house equipment for computational and molecular work, including an Illumina MiSeq.

    Many faculty in the biology department are using evidence-based teaching practices including active learning, flipped classrooms, and team-based approaches. CSUDH has multiple specially-designed classrooms to facilitate these activities. The typical class size allows for individualized interactions and active discussions, and we encourage authentic research projects as part of the classroom experience. There is active collaboration with the Center for Innovation in STEM Education (CISE) to innovate K-16 education.




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