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Founded in 1909, Arkansas Tech University is a comprehensive, state supported institution with an enrollment of over 12,000 students.  The Russellville campus, located in the scenic Arkansas River Valley between the Ozark and Ouachita Mountains, just one hour from the capital city of Little Rock, boasts a charming blend of historic and modern architecture, including beautiful grounds and greenery.  Offering over 100 undergraduate and more than 25 graduate degree programs across seven academic colleges and two campuses, Arkansas Tech strives to provide a solid educational foundation for life-long learning to a diverse community.

Arkansas Tech University is an AA/EOE employer committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

Positions are subject to a pre-employment criminal background check.  A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position.  Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

To apply for any of the following positions within the College of Natural & Health Sciences,
visit the ATU Human Resources page at https://www.atu.edu/hr/employment/faculty.php for application instructions.

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES: The department consists of 22 full-time faculty organized in three program areas: biology, fisheries and wildlife science, and health information management.  Each program area offers Bachelor of Science degrees and the latter two also offer Master of Science degrees.  The department currently has over 550 undergraduate students and 30 graduate students majoring in these fields.  

Biology Faculty: Assistant Professor of Biology.
This nine-month, tenure-track position will join growing Biology and Environmental Science Programs administered by the Department of Biological Sciences. Responsibilities will include: teaching undergraduate courses in botany, plant taxonomy, dendrology, and a course in area of expertise, supporting research with extramural funding, publishing in appropriate refereed outlets, mentoring undergraduate students, and participating in departmental and university committees. Applicants must hold an earned Ph.D. in botany or related field prior to the start date that can be no later than August 15, 2016.

Required qualifications: Completed Ph.D. in botany or related field prior to start date; demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching.
Preferred qualifications: Completed Ph.D. at time of application; evidence of strong communication skills; full-time teaching experience at the college level; evidence of securing grants that support student research involving field oriented botany; evidence of scientific presentations and peer-reviewed publications; and an interest in curating an extensive herbarium.

PHYSICAL SCIENCES: The Department of Physical Sciences consists of 21 full-time faculty organized in three program areas (chemistry, geology and physics), each offering Bachelor of Science degrees.

Geology Faculty: Assistant Professor of Geology
rkansas Tech University invites applications for a 9-month academic year, tenure-track position to teach a full-time load of twelve credit hours per semester to begin August 2016.

The Department of Physical Sciences consists of 21 full-time faculty organized in three program areas (chemistry, geology and physics) offering 13 degree programs. The ATU Geology Program has approximately so undergraduate majors and is located within one hour of world-class field opportunities in the Ouachita and Ozark Mountains.
he successful candidate will have a Ph.D. (or ABD) in geology or a related field; a demonstrated ability to teach Stratigraphy & Sedimentation and Historical Geology and the ability to develop a research program involving undergraduate students.
Preference will be given to candidates with experience utilizing best teaching practices and with the ability to teach
eo morphology and/or Field Techniques. Send letter of application addressing evidence of excellence in teaching, service and scholarship, including curriculum vita, transcripts, teaching philosophy and a description of research interests and goals to Dr. Jeff Robertson, Dean of the College of Natural and Health Sciences, PHSC@atu.edu (www.atu.edu/nhs) or mail to 1 701 N Boulder Ave, McEver 1 04A, Russellville AR, 72801. Closing date for accepting applications is March 25, 2016.