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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Assistant Professor of Biology, Tenure-Track in Oxford, Georgia

Oxford College, a unique two-year liberal arts college within Emory University, invites applications for a tenure-track position in biology at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin in August 2024. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the educational and intellectual vibrancy and diversity of the academic community through their teaching, research, and service.

We seek a broadly trained biologist whose research incorporates a strong field component to address questions of biological significance related to areas such as aquatic or terrestrial landscape ecology, community ecology, population ecology, organismal biology, conservation biology, or evolution. The successful candidate will teach within our introductory biology curriculum, which covers topics in cellular and molecular biology, genetics, biodiversity, and evolution. They will also have the opportunity to teach organismal and/or field courses, and seminar courses. The typical teaching load for Oxford College faculty in the sciences is two courses, with associated labs, each semester. Prospective candidates will have a commitment to excellence in teaching as well as engagement in an active research program with the potential to involve first and second-year undergraduates.

The Oxford Science Building, which opened in 2016, is an intentionally designed space that promotes student-faculty collaboration, scholarship, and innovative teaching in STEM. We expect the candidate could benefit from the OxHouse Science Center, a 47-acre property 5 minutes from campus that includes forests, fields, a 2-acre pond, and intermittent streams. Oxford's location provides other nearby nature for field study. In addition to excellent facilities, Oxford College has several resources to support faculty professional development including the Oxford Center for Teaching and Scholarship.

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