Visiting Assistant Professor of Structural Botany

DESCRIPTION: The Department of Environmental and Plant Biology at Ohio University invites applications for a full time VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR position beginning August 16, 2018. The successful candidate would be expected to contribute to the undergraduate and graduate educational mission of the department. Teaching responsibilities will include preparation and teaching of upper-level undergraduate/graduate courses in Structural Botany and in Ohio Flora, a lower level core majors course in Plant Structure and Development, and a lower level non-majors course Plants and People (which could be taught online or face-to-face). The teaching duties will be three courses per semester ~10-12 contact hours per week. The candidate would also participate in governance of the department (committee work). The Department (http://www.plantbio.ohiou.edu/) consists of 12 full-time faculty, 25 graduate students, and 70 undergraduate majors and is dedicated to teaching and research excellence. We are seeking a colleague who will share in, and contribute to, our commitment to outstanding education.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Completed all requirements for a PhD in Plant Biology or a related field by August 16, 2018.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated success as an instructor of record and in applying innovative teaching techniques is preferred.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full-Time Term.
MONTHS: 9.
CAMPUS: Ohio University-Athens.
PAY RATE: Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits package includes comprehensive health benefits, paid time off, and 100% instructional fee tuition waiver for employees and eligible dependents. Ohio University also extends benefits to same-sex and opposite-sex domestic partners.
POSTING DATE: 27 April, 2018.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 7 May, 2018.

WEB ADDRESS for Posting:  https://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/26592

Email address: vis-chia@ohio.edu

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