Assistant Professor of Biology: Genetics and Cell Biology (Plants/Algae/Fungi)-Three-year term


: $77,543.33 - $182,710.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Education - Post Secondary

Assistant Professor of Biology: Genetics and Cell Biology (Plants/Algae/Fungi)-Three-year term
Posting Number
Position Type
Faculty - Non-Tenure Track
Unionized Position Code
Hours may vary based on operational needs.
Main Campus, Utica NY
Date Position Available
Posted Salary
Position Summary Information
Position Summary
The Department of Biology at Utica College seeks a colleague with expertise in molecular biology. This is a 3 year term position.
Utica, NY
Application Deadline
*Full consideration by*:
Open Until Filled
Major Responsibilities
The successful candidate will contribute to teaching Genetics, Cell Biology, General Biology, our Research Methods course sequence and other upper-level Biology courses for majors in the candidates area(s) of expertise.
This person will also contribute to team-teaching a new non-majors biology course both online and onground.
Biology faculty are expected to develop an active research program that engages undergraduate students.
Driving Responsibilities
Education Required
Certification Required
Education & Experience Qualifications
Ph.D. is required by the start date.
The Department of Biology has an innovative approach to undergraduate education that emphasizes reading, performing, and writing research throughout the curriculum. We seek a colleague who is committed to teaching a diverse student body at an undergraduate institution, and who will contribute to an energetic, collegial, and cohesive department. Postdoctoral research and college teaching experience is preferred.
Minimum Skills/Abilities
Candidates must be skilled in modern molecular techniques and a research focus on plants (including bryophytes), algae, or fungi is strongly preferred.
Applicant Documents Instructions
Candidates should include a letter of application explaining their teaching experience, research experience, and why they are a good fit for Utica College, along with a curriculum vitae. Candidates should also include 3 separate statements explaining 1) how they promote and support collegiate diversity, 2) their teaching philosophy and methods, and 3) their research interests and experience. Names of at least 3 references should be provided.
(For the definition of diversity that we use at Utica College, please visit the following web page:
Applications that do not address diversity will be considered incomplete.
In line with the Colleges Affirmative Action Policy, there is no requirement or expectation that a candidate disclose their identity or membership in any protected class or group, either in the diversity statement or in other application documents submitted to the search committee. For additional information on what to provide in your diversity statement please reference the diversity statement guide at the following link:
For more information about the Department of Biology, please visit:
For course descriptions, please visit:
Reference letters will be solicited
Upon Application
EEO/AA Statement
Utica College is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify or expression, age, domestic
violence victim status, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.
Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community
Our community of students, faculty and staff reflect a diversity of
experiences, opinions, and cultural backgrounds shaped by biology, society,
history, and choice. Our community includes members who are diverse by
virtue of their race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, ability,
religious and/or spiritual affiliations, and socio-economic status, as well
as the number of other ways in which who we are influences how we see the
world. Furthermore, we value and celebrate diversity, and this results in
a commitment to multiculturalism. We believe that within the community of
human persons, all cultures, perspectives, and beliefs about faith, ideals,
taste and lifestyles are of equal value. Our diversity deepens our
commitment to nurture a multicultural environment in which we engage with
others and blend perspectives, to learn about diverse cultures, to explore
who we are and where we come from and to accept one another without
prejudice. The Utica College Mission and Values Statement includes a
commitment to fostering diversity in perspective, background, and
experience within an environment that is dedicated to the freedom of
expression and the open sharing of ideas.
Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans
Located in the heart of central New York, Utica College is a comprehensive,
independent, private institution founded in 1946 to offer options for
college study to veterans returning from the second world war. More than
seventy years since veterans returned from WWII, this tradition of serving
veterans is still held in high regard here at UC, and we are proud to
welcome veterans as students and as valued members of our faculty and
professional staff.
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
+ *
How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
+ (HERC Higher Ed Recruitment Consortium)
+ Observer Dispatch (Utica OD)-newspaper
+ Ithaca Journal
+ Personal Referral
+ Utica College Website
+ Albany Times Union
+ Binghamton Press & Sun
+ (Chronicle of Higher Ed website)
+ Elmira Star Gazette
+ Utica College Online Employment Website
+ (Diverse Issues in Higher Education
+ Historically Black Colleges and Universities
+ Current UC Employee
+ Referred by a UC Employee
+ Referred by a non UC Employee
+ Twitter
+ LinkedIn-Job Posting
+ LinkedIn-Recruited by Utica College HR
+ Syracuse Post Standard-newspaper
+ Albany Times Union-newspaper
+ Facebook
+ Job Fair
+ Search Firm
+ PRISM Network
+ HBCU Connect
+ DiverseJobs
+ Other
+ *
Please provide more details regarding the source of your referral?
(Open Ended Question)
+ Are you a Utica College alumnus/a?
+ Yes
+ No
+ Did you hear about this employment opportunity from a print or online resource?
+ Online
+ Print
+ Not Applicable
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
+ Resume / Curriculum Vitae
+ Cover Letter
+ Statement of Teaching Philosophy
+ Contributions to diversity
+ Research Statement
Optional Documents
Associated topics: algebra, anatomy, astrophysics, college of natural sciences, ecology, germ, lithosphere, mathematical, microbiology, rna * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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