Teaching Assistant Professor

The Department of Entomology in the College of Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources (CFANS) at the University of Minnesota is seeking applicants for a 9-month, non-tenure track Teaching Assistant Professor position. The position is a full-time, annually renewable appointment based on performance and availability of funding.
Responsibilities: Development and innovative delivery of new high-enrollment courses (in person and online) and of existing courses in Entomology to undergraduate students across disciplines, and other responsibilities such as participation in graduate teaching, undergraduate student advising, etc. as needed.

Required Qualifications: PhD. or equivalent degree in Entomology or a closely related field at the time the appointment begins. Experience with college/university teaching in Entomology or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications: Evidence of effective teaching, experience working with diverse teams and students from different cultures and backgrounds, experience with curriculum development, experience with development and delivery of online courses.

Deadline: Application screening will begin on October 8, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Expected start date is January 2, 2019.

Application: Applications must be submitted online at this link: Teaching Assistant Professor in Entomology. Include a cover letter summarizing your qualifications and interest in the position, a diversity statement, a curriculum vitae, and a statement that includes 1) your teaching philosophy, 2) evidence of your experience with teaching and curriculum development, and 3) sample descriptions of courses that you would be interested in teaching. Please provide the names and preferred contact information for three professional references. References will be contacted only for those applicants judged most appropriate. Incomplete applications will not be considered. If you have questions, please contact Felicia Christy at christy@umn.edu

Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.

As an institution committed to demonstrating excellence through diversity, the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences and the University are committed to hiring a diverse faculty and staff, and strongly encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Finalists will be expected to address their commitment and experience in working with diverse populations during the interview process. We welcome you to visit our college’s Diversity and Inclusion web page at: http://www.cfans.umn.edu/diversity/

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Job Listing Expiration: 
60 Days
Company Name: 
University of Minnesota Department of Entomology
Name of Contact Person: 
Felicia Christy Horan
Contact Person's Phone: 
St. Paul
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