North Carolina State University, Teaching Assistant Professor, Ethnobotany

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The Department of Plant Biology at North Carolina State University seeks candidates for a non-tenure track Teaching Assistant Professor position in Ethnobotany. This is a 9-month, non-tenure-track position with responsibilities for teaching on-campus and distance education courses. Position responsibilities include teaching two current on-campus undergraduate Ethnobotany courses, developing distance education sections of these courses, and developing additional distance and on-campus courses including a course in economic botany. Opportunities exist for additional responsibilities and compensation for teaching during summer sessions. Opportunities exist to mentor undergraduate and non-thesis Masters students in independent research projects, to conduct research in collaboration with other faculty, and to serve as a member of graduate advisory committees. Initial appointment is for one academic year, with reappointment for multi-year terms. Information on the Department of Plant Biology may be found at http://www.cals.ncsu.edu/plantbiology/.

Teaching Assistant Professors are non-tenure track positions, which are eligible for promotion to Teaching Associate Professor and Teaching Professor ranks. Salary is competitive with tenure-track positions. Information on Teaching Faculty at NC State University may be found at http://www.ncsu.edu/policies/employment/faculty/REG05.20.34.php.

Candidates must have a PhD degree in plant biology or other appropriate discipline with expertise and teaching experience in Ethnobotany. Candidates must have a proven record of teaching excellence at the college level, strong organizational and communication skills, and a commitment to undergraduate education.

To apply, please go to http://jobs.ncsu.edu and search for position number 00103240. You can also go directly to the posting via, http://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/21201. Applicants should attach to their online application: a CV, cover letter, and a statement of teaching interests. In addition, applicants should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to: Margaret E. Daub, Department of Plant Biology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, 27695-7612 (email: margaret_daub@ncsu.edu). Review of applications will begin April 15, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.

North Carolina State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. In addition, NC State welcomes applications from all persons without regard to sexual orientation or genetic information. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact Carol Apperson, Department of Plant Biology,

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