Biology – Tenure Track
Minot State University’s (MSU) Department of Biology invites application for a tenure-track animal biologist. The applicant is expected to contribute to teaching introductory-level courses and upper-level courses in the applicant’s area of expertise. Preference will be given to applicants with expertise in mammalogy, ornithology, herpetology or entomology. Applicants will be expected to develop a research program involving undergraduates. Position could start as early as August 2021.
MSU is a teaching focused institution with opportunity for research. The applicant is expected to develop and teach lectures, as well as, labs and involve undergraduates in research experiences. The applicant is also expected to advise students, to serve the department, university, or the public, as well as produce scholarly articles or books in his or her field.
The successful candidate must have earned a Ph.D.
Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience and an established record of research. Preference will be given to applicants with expertise in mammalogy, ornithology, herpetology or entomology.
Competitive compensation package. Benefits package includes partial relocation expenses, employer-paid full family health coverage, retirement plan, and tuition waiver benefits.
Please submit cover letter, CV, names and contact information for three references familiar with your teaching and/or research, three letters of support from colleagues who can speak to your teaching and/or research, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement of research interests.
Please fill out the online application on our Human Resources webpage . Review of applications will begin May 2021 and continue until position is filled.
If you have questions about the position, programs, or Minot State University, please contact:
Paul Lepp, Ph.D. Chair, Department of Biology firstname.lastname@example.org.
The State of North Dakota has an open records law; therefore, your application could be subject to review upon request. A criminal history background check must be satisfied prior to employment.
According to NDCC 15-10-13.2, all faculty members are required to take an oath (or affirm) to support the constitutions of the United States and North Dakota.
MSU is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran's Preference.