[MARMAM] Scholar in Residence Position at Arkansas State University

Aldemaro Romero aromero at astate.edu
Sat Dec 23 08:01:42 PST 2006


ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY
COLLEGE OF SCIENCES AND MATHEMATICS
DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
SCHOLAR IN RESIDENCE

The Department of Biological Sciences is offering 
Scholar in Residence position in Biology to an 
individual who, in the judgment of a review panel:

·         demonstrates outstanding academic achievement.
·         remains committed to a career in 
teaching and a rigorous  research program at the university level.
·         demonstrates use of diversity as a 
resource for enriching the education of students.

Eligible Fields
Awards will be made for scholars in any discipline in the Biological Sciences.

Arkansas State University
Arkansas State University, located in Jonesboro, 
Arkansas, enjoys a reputation as a quality 
institution of higher education and is recognized 
for offering special services to the people of 
the Arkansas Delta. It is the only comprehensive 
public university located in this region. 
Dedicated to teaching, research and service, the 
university provides students with the broad 
educational foundations that help develop 
critical thinking and analytical skills, 
decision-making capabilities, and communication skills.

Department of Biological Sciences
This growing department addresses biological 
issues ranging from local to global, from 
molecular to organismal levels. Much of our 
research is approached from an interdisciplinary 
perspective through collaborative projects.  Our 
Department has recently increased almost 
exponentially the number of publications and 
grant money generated. We are also initiating 
projects including a new Biodiversity Center and 
collaborative efforts with the Arkansas 
Biosciences Institute. For more information see: http://biology.astate.edu/

Stipend and Benefits
    * Competitive annual stipend
    * Research stipend to be provide as a start-up package
    * Health benefits
    * Assistance with securing affordable on-campus housing
  Conditions of Fellowships
    * Teach a maximum of three courses in the 
Department of Biological Sciences each year.
    * Mentor minority students through 
participation in the McNair Scholars program and 
undergraduate and graduate research mentoring
  How to Apply
Submit the following materials:
    * Cover letter outlining: academic 
background, commitment to teaching and mentoring 
students of ethnic groups normally underrepresented in the natural sciences
    * Academic vitae
    * Three letters of reference
    * Letter from academic advisor verifying ABD status
Application Deadline February 1 2007; Award notification:  April 16, 2007
Mail application materials to:
Dr. Aldemaro Romero, 
Chair 

Department of Biological Sciences
Arkansas State University
P.O. Box 599 State University, AR  72467
For additional information contact: Dr. Aldemaro Romero;
aromero at astate.edu; (870) 972-3082
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