Positions Available

POST DOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

The Erceg Lab is a part of vibrant community in the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology & Institute for Systems Genomics at the University of Connecticut. The Lab is highly interested in understanding multi-scale genome organization and gene regulation in multicellular organisms using genomic and single-cell transformative imaging approaches.

Please apply online at https://hr.uconn.edu/jobs, Staff Positions, Search #495236 to upload a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three (3) professional references.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN RESIDENCE

Search #: 495221
Work type: Full-time
Location: Storrs Campus
Categories: Faculty Non Tenure Track

INTRODUCTION

The Department of Molecular and Cell Biology within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Connecticut invites applications for a non-tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor-in-Residence level. This position is based on the Storrs campus. This is a full-time, 9-month, non-tenure track position that has the possibility of leading to a multi-year contract. The position is suitable for candidates who wish to pursue a career with an emphasis on undergraduate teaching.

The successful candidate will assist with teaching the lecture and laboratory course Introduction to Biochemistry (MCB 2000).  Other responsibilities will include the advising of undergraduate students and developing success and retention strategies for biology students.  Successful candidates will be expected to broaden participation among members of under-represented groups; demonstrate through their activities the richness of diversity in the learning experience; integrate multicultural experiences into instructional methods and research tools; contribute to the development of pedagogical techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning styles and intellectual interests. The successful candidate will also perform service to the department and/or campus as requested.

The Department of Molecular & Cell Biology has a broad and interdisciplinary research program that offers courses at the cutting edge of a wide range of molecular biosciences.

Founded in 1881, UConn is a Land Grant and Sea Grant institution and member of the Space Grant Consortium. It is the state’s flagship institution of higher education and includes a main campus in Storrs, CT, four regional campuses throughout the state, and 13 Schools and Colleges, including a Law School in Hartford, and Medical and Dental Schools at the UConn Health campus in Farmington. The University has approximately 10,000 faculty and staff and 32,000 students, including nearly 24,000 undergraduates and over 8,000 graduate and professional students. UConn is a Carnegie Foundation R1 (highest research activity) institution, among the top 25 public universities in the nation. Through research, teaching, service, and outreach, UConn embraces diversity and cultivates leadership, integrity, and engaged citizenship in its students, faculty, staff, and alumni. UConn promotes the health and well-being of citizens by enhancing the social, economic, cultural, and natural environments of the state and beyond. The University serves as a beacon of academic and research excellence as well as a center for innovation and social service to communities. UConn is a leader in many scholarly, research, and innovation areas. Today, the path forward includes exciting opportunities and notable challenges. Record numbers of undergraduate applications and support for student success have enabled the University to become extraordinarily selective.

TO APPLY

Please apply online to Academic Jobs Online https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/18507 and submit the following application materials:

  • Cover letter
  • Detailed curriculum vitae
  • Teaching statement
  • Recent teaching evaluations by students
  • Commitment to diversity statement
  • Names and contact information of three (3) professional references

Applications close: July 31, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time