Assistant Professor of Biology

Lincoln Memorial University

Harrogate, TN

Job posting number: #7150777

Posted: May 26, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description
The Department of Biology at Lincoln Memorial University invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor of Biology in Conservation Biology. The successful candidate will have experience and expertise in Fisheries Science or Aquatic Ecology and have earned a PhD in Vertebrate Physiology, Comparative Anatomy & Physiology, or appropriate related discipline. Teaching responsibilities may include General Physiology, Freshwater Fisheries Management, Ichthyology, and other courses in support of the Conversation Biology and Biology curricula. The instructional faculty member will have the primary responsibilities of teaching, research/scholarship, and service functions and shall be held accountable for these obligations as they contribute to the attainment of the mission of the University, the School, and the Department.
Required Qualifications
terminal degree (PhD) in Vertebrate Physiology, Comparative Anatomy and Physiology or appropriate related discipline; *educational preparation in accordance with requirements of the University and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and *evidence of potential for effective teaching and scholarly activity.
Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands
Campus Harrogate
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undertake the standard Instructional/Research/Service Workload as outlined in the LMU Employee Handbook
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provide course and classroom conduct as outlined in the LMU Employee Handbook
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comply with the LMU Employee Handbook
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submit textbook requests
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comply with announced requirements
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engage in professional development
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assist the department chair with effective development and implementation of the department s Student Recruitment and Retention Plan, such as Homepage, Brochures, and student letters
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assist department chair in the development, implementation and monitoring of the Long-Range Strategic Plan and Outcomes Assessment Plan for the assigned program/department
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support and promote the university s SEWS and Transparent Instruction programs within the curriculum
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assist the department chair with necessary department, school or university reports/schedules as requested
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demonstrate current knowledge of discipline content and assist the department chair with curricular revisions and changes as requested
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appropriately align course syllabi goals and objectives to academic major program goals and student outcomes for each course taught
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develop a current syllabus for each assigned class and distribute a course syllabus to each student
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submit a current copy of each syllabus to the department chair by a predetermined deadline
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evaluate enrolled students and submit grades to the Registrar by a predetermined deadline
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requisition instructional materials and supplies through the department chair
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assure completion of the student course evaluation instrument for the semester as requested
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participate in the faculty evaluation process and use the results to improve teaching and strengthen the major
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establish and maintain the resources of the academic department, the school, and the University
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submit to department chair his/her semester schedule that indicates weekly teaching assignment, office/conference hours and involvement in university, school and department councils or committees
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effectively advise assigned students in an individualized educational plan for their program of study and maintain an accurate and current academic file for each advisee
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explore career goals with each assigned advisee
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mentor majors through the research process
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fulfill the university s scholarship expectation through research, publication, grant development, and creative achievement; *participate in events that support the institution, the faculty, staff and students
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participate in commencement exercises
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participate in community and public service opportunities
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attend department, school, convocation, and university faculty meetings
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promote the mission of Lincoln Memorial University to all faculty, staff, students, and to the community at large
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promote effective working relationships among faculty, staff, and students
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participate on university committees; *maintain proper security for all University files and information and follow privacy procedures at all times
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maintain records and procedures for duties and responsibilities of position
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complete required institutional, program accreditation, and other reports necessary for the advancement
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perform other duties as assigned.




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