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Human Biology Faculty
Chadron State College in the Chadron, Nebraska
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Date Posted 01/02/2019
Employment Type Full-time
Application Deadline Open until filled

Job Title

Human Biology Faculty


To be determined based on qualifications

Tenure Information

Tenure Track

Nature of Work

Full-time faculty member in the Biology Program with primary teaching emphasis in Human Biology and potentially teach non-science majors courses in biology, lower division chemistry courses, graduate level courses, and other courses in applicant’s level of expertise related areas as assigned by Dean. The faculty member participates in the department and the institution’s communities of learners to foster a culture of inquiry, critical self-reflection, evidence-based decision making, and a learner-centered environment.

Examples of Work Performed

Essential Duties:
1. Teach and contribute to students’ academic growth and development
A. Teaching, which includes but is not limited to the following:
1. Organize course presentations through short-term and long-range lesson plans
2. Provide regular and timely assessment of student progress
3. Gather handouts, video and online materials and articles to update course content
4. Conduct classroom presentations and activities
5. Incorporate new methodologies in teaching and technology into classes, including brain-based/engaged learning
6. Actively participate in program development and assessment, curriculum revisions, and catalog revisions
B. Advising Students, which includes but is not limited to the following:
1. Help students plan programs of study
2. Provide students with advice on academic issues and career counseling
3. Assist in the development, implementation, and assessment of the departmental enrollment management plan, including serving directly in student recruitment, retention, and success strategies
4. Schedule and maintain regular office hours for student advising
5. Establish and maintain regular contact with advisees

2. Continual preparation and study through scholarly and creative activity, which includes but is not limited to the following:
A. Participate in academic organizations related to teaching assignment
B. Give scholarly presentations, workshops or performances
C. Produce scholarly materials such as original research, manuscripts, articles, book reviews, musical arrangements, or works of art
D. Engage in appropriate professional development to enhance performance as faculty member
E. Seek external funding through grant and contract work related to discipline, as appropriate and assigned

3. Service to the Campus and Community, and Profession
A. Participate in campus and community presentations
B. Participate in campus and community organizations
C. Serve on Discipline-, Department-, School- and Campus-wide committees
D. Take an active role in discipline, departmental, and school accreditation and reaccreditation activities, as appropriate and as assigned
E. Sponsor student organizations, as appropriate and assigned
F. Contribute to professional organizations
G. Foster and sustain collegial relations with campus, community and profession

Secondary Duties:
1. Other duties as assigned by Dean

Required Qualifications

• PhD or ABD in biology or field closely aligned with job description
• Doctorate required for tenure
• Cadaver oversight and dissection experience. In the absence of experience, must be willing to complete cadaver training prior to the start of the fall semester
• Ability to work in an interdisciplinary environment to facilitate synthesized and integrative learning
• Valid driver’s license
• Satisfactory evaluation of driving record

Preferred Qualifications

• Ph.D. or significant progress toward Ph.D.
• Experience teaching science in higher education using brain-based/engaged learning techniques

License and Certification Requirements


Salary Information

Commensurate with qualifications and in accordance with the SCEA agreement; excellent benefits package





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Open Date


Close Date


Open Until Filled


Special Instructions to Applicants

Chadron State College is seeking a Human Biology Faculty member. Application materials that are required are a completed application, CV, resume, and transcripts. Please login to apply.

General Information


EEO Statement

The Nebraska State Colleges are equal opportunity institutions and do not discriminate against any student, employee, or applicant on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, or age in employment and education opportunities. Each College has designated an individual to coordinate the Colleges’ non-discrimination efforts to comply with regulations implementing Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies and practices may be directed to the Compliance Coordinators assigned at each College and identified on each College website.

Veteran Statement

This position is subject to Veterans Preference.

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