Assistant/Associate Professor (tenure-track) and Director of The Conservatory
Miami University is hiring a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor in Biological Sciences who will serve as Director of The Conservatory at the Hamilton Campus. Appointment begins in August, 2023. The position requires a Ph.D. in Biology or a closely related field by date of appointment.
Appointment as Associate Professor requires an established record of teaching and research/scholarship. The successful applicant will teach courses in plant diversity, evolution, and/or area of expertise; supervise staff and develop programming for The Conservatory; maintain an active research program and seek external funding; advise students; and provide service to the institution and profession which will include oversight of The Conservatory. The Hamilton Campus is located 16 miles from the university’s main campus in Oxford, Ohio. Consideration may be given to candidates with
• postdoctoral experience and/or prior teaching experience at the college level; • interests in teaching plant diversity and evolutionary biology for biology majors, while also teaching other courses within their area of expertise;
• research interests that complement those of current faculty and that show potential for research collaborations with other Miami biologists;
• interests in developing The Conservatory at the Hamilton Campus as a facility for teaching, research and public outreach;
• experience working with a living plant collection and/or public outreach in biological diversity. Screening of applicants will begin January 23, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.
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