Assistant Professor – Biological Sciences – Physiology

first_imgCompensation – Commensurate with qualifications andexperience. See Benefits Summary for details.Starting Date – August 2021Eligibility – Employment is contingent upon proof ofeligibility to work in the United States.Application ProcedureClick Apply Now to complete the SJSU Online Employment Applicationand attach the following documents for full consideration byJanuary 13, 2021: Experience in anatomy, histology, renal physiology,gastrointestinal physiology, or respiratory physiology isdesirable.Teaching experience in physiology and anatomyEvidence of undergraduate or graduate research studentmentoring.Experience working with Black, Latinx, Indigenous, and otherracially minoritized students in the classroom or research lab, andan understanding of how historical patterns of exclusion of thesegroups within higher education and STEM Disciplines shape patternsof participation and outcomes. PhD in Physiology or related discipline.Post-doctoral experience in physiology or a related fieldPublication record reflective of the candidate’s professionalexperience and the potential to become an excellentteacher-scholar.Applicants should demonstrate an awareness of and sensitivityto the educational goals of a multicultural population as mighthave been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching andother comparable experience. Preferred Qualifications Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Shelley Cargill (Department Chair,[email protected] ). The UniversitySan José StateUniversity enrolls over 35,700 students, a significantpercentage of whom are members of minority groups. As such, thisposition is for scholars interested in a career at a nationalleader in graduating URM students. SJSU is a Hispanic ServingInstitution (HSI) and Asian American and Native American PacificIslander (AANAPISI) Serving Institution; 40% of our students arefirst-generation, and 38% are Pell-qualified. The university iscurrently ranked third nationally in increasing student upwardmobility. The University is committed to increasing the diversityof its faculty so our disciplines, students, and the community canbenefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.San José State University is California’s oldest institution ofpublic higher learning. Located in downtown San José (Pop.1,000,000) in the heart of Silicon Valley, SJSU is part of one ofthe most innovative regions in the world. As Silicon Valley’spublic university, SJSU combines dynamic teaching, research, anduniversity-industry experiences to prepare students to address thebiggest problems facing society. SJSU is a member of the 23-campusCalifornia State University (CSU) system.Equal Employment StatementSan José State University is an Affirmative Action/EqualOpportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants foremployment without regard to race, color, religion, nationalorigin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexualorientation, genetic information, medical condition, maritalstatus, veteran status, or disability. This policy applies to allSan José State University students, faculty, and staff as well asUniversity programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations aremade for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note thatall San José State University employees are considered mandatedreporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect ReportingAct and are required to comply with the requirements set forth inCSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.Additional InformationA background check (including a criminal records check) must becompleted satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered aposition with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete thebackground check may affect the application status of applicants orcontinued employment of current CSU employees who apply for theposition.Advertised: November 03, 2020 (9:00 AM) Pacific StandardTimeApplications close:center_img Responsibilities letter of interest (cover letter)curriculum vitaestatement of teaching interests/philosophy (2 pages) thatincludes what role faculty play in student successresearch plans (2 pages) including the candidate plans toengage undergraduate and MS students in researchdiversity statement (2 pages) that discusses the candidate’sexperience with and/or future plans to promote equity, inclusion,or diversity in biology and/or STEM,three references with contact information Department SummaryThe Department of Biological Sciences at San José State Universityinvites applications for a tenure-track position in the field ofPhysiology. We are a team of dedicated teacher-scholars recognizedfor our commitment to excellent teaching, engaging students inresearch projects, and promoting equity, diversity, and inclusionin Biology and in STEM disciplines, more broadly.The Department ofBiological Sciences offers degrees in Biology withconcentrations of Microbiology, Molecular Biology, and SystemsPhysiology as well as degrees in Ecology & Evolution and MarineBiology. The highest degree offered is the Master’s. There areapproximately 1000 undergraduate majors and 65 Master’s studentsenrolled. Facilities include molecular and microbiology researchand teaching labs (BSL2 capable), confocal laser microscopy (Zeiss700) and imaging, flow cytometry (FACSCalibur & FACScan)facility, cell culture facilities, a Proteomics Facility (QTOFLC/MS/MS, 2D Gel, TYPHOON Imager, and AKTA fplc systems), anatomyand physiology research and teaching labs, animal facilities,bioinformatics and general computing labs, greenhouses, herbarium,plant growth chambers, and museums.Required Qualifications Candidate is expected to develop a research program, publish inpeer reviewed journals, pursue extramural research grants, andinvolve masters and undergraduate students in research.Candidate is expected to teach in courses at both theundergraduate and graduate level. At the undergraduate level,teaching duties will include one or more of the following courses:Advanced Human Anatomy, Histology, Systems Physiology lecture andlaboratory, Integrative Physiology, and the freshman core biologyseries. Coordination of the lower division human anatomy course. Atthe graduate level, teaching duties will include: Physiologylecture or laboratory coursesParticipate in curriculum development and teaching of othercourses to meet the needs of the program and its diverse studentpopulation.Candidate will participate in shared governance, usually indepartment, college, and university committees and other serviceassignments.Candidate must demonstrate awareness and experienceunderstanding the needs of a student population of great diversity– in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language andacademic preparation – through inclusive course materials, teachingstrategies, and advisement.last_img read more

Press release: Business Secretary chairs taskforce to support small businesses and workers affected by Carillion insolvency

first_imgA taskforce set up to monitor and advise on mitigating the impacts of Carillion’s liquidation on construction firms, particularly SMEs and those working in the sector, has met for the first time today (18 January 2018). Building on a series of meetings held by the Business Secretary this week with trade associations, unions and banks.Chaired by Greg Clark, with support from the Small Business Minister Andrew Griffiths, the taskforce’s attendees included representatives from leading business bodies, the construction trade sector, unions, banks and government.The taskforce will act as a means to work together to ensure the impact of the Carillion insolvency on the firm’s employees in the private, as well as public, sector is minimised and to help them recover.In a constructive meeting, members of the government’s taskforce on Carillion spoke about a range of issues, ranging from support by banks, the support on offer from HMRC for businesses, the offer from the Construction Industry Training Board for apprentices, and identified how relevant information can be shared to keep people in work and training.Greg Clark, welcoming the input of all the members, said: Today’s meeting is the next step in a series I have held this week. It got key people round the table to drive forward steps that we believe can give confidence to workers and the supply chain; support from banks, the ability to link workers with employment and support for apprentices. I am determined that collectively we will take the steps necessary to give workers and businesses the information they need at this difficult time. Issues to be covered in the next meeting will include job matching and contract matching.Today (18 January 2018), the Business Secretary has praised several banks who following his request have committed to providing support to small businesses affected by Carillion’s insolvency. This follows a meeting he held with them yesterday, where he asked them to commit to supporting SMEs affected.HMRC’s announcement highlighted several ways that the Business Payment Support Service can help those affected, including: agree instalment arrangements if you’re unable to pay your tax on time following the Carillion collapse suspend any debt collection proceedings review penalties for missing statutory deadlines reduce any payments on account agree to defer payments due to short-term cash flow difficulties Today’s taskforce meeting follows action outlined by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to address concerns set out earlier this week.last_img read more