The Department of Human Resources

Tenure Track Faculty Position in Biology (Epidemiology)

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania enrolls approximately 9,000 students in graduate and undergraduate programs. The University is located in the borough of Kutztown in a charming rural setting, and is within 20 minutes driving time of the diverse metropolitan areas Allentown/Bethlehem and Reading, and within 60 minutes of the Philadelphia metropolitan area. The University is very interested in hiring employees who have had extensive experience with diverse populations.

The Department of Biology at Kutztown University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track quantitative biology faculty position with a preference for epidemiology to begin Fall 2019. In accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement, performance review and evaluation of faculty is based on effective teaching and fulfillment of professional responsibilities; continuing scholarly growth; and service. Required: a Ph.D. in biology, epidemiology, or a related field completed before appointment, and two years of college-level teaching or equivalent.  Successful interview and demonstration of relevant ability required.  Salary competitive.  The successful applicant will have research expertise focusing on health-related problems and will be expected to teach a general course in epidemiology, other courses that support our Allied-Health and Pre-Med programs, and non-majors' courses.  Ability to teach anatomy and physiology, and research methods courses preferred.  The successful applicant will be expected to develop a research program that incorporates undergraduates.  Experience mentoring and advising Pre-medical/Allied Health students is highly desirable. 

A letter of application, vita, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests and unofficial transcripts should be submitted by the applicant directly as a single .pdf file via email to: biologysearch@kutztown.edu.  In addition, applicants should arrange for three current letters of reference to be submitted to the email address above.  Official copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts are required before interview can be granted and should be sent to: Chair-Biology Search Committee, Department of Biology, Kutztown University, 15200 Kutztown Road, Kutztown, PA 19530.  Applications submitted on behalf of applicants by placement agencies will not be considered.  Review of completed applications will begin on Feb. 15, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and actively solicits applications from women and minority candidates.  Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is a member of the State System of Higher Education. All applicants for employment are subject to a criminal background check.