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University of Arizona
Division of Agriculture, Life and Veterinary Sciences, and Cooperative Extension
Posted: 03/29/2022
Assistant Professor of Practice - Entomology
Salary: 70,000 - 75,000 DOE

The Department of Entomology invites outstanding candidates to apply for our position as Assistant Professor of Practice. This non-tenure eligible faculty position is for a three-year appointment (contingent upon a satisfactory performance review at the end of each year and the availability of funds). The position is based on Instruction (90%) and Service (10%) with a total Full Time Equivalency (FTE) of 0.833.

The successful candidate will:
  • Teach 15 credits (e.g., 5 courses of 3 credits per course) per calendar year. The courses will be primarily or entirely undergraduate courses taught in person and online, such as: ENTO 160 Busy Bees and Fancy Fleas: How Insects Shaped Human History, ENTO 170 Secrets of Success:  How Insects Conquered Earth!, and two new courses on edible insects. (Teaching duties may be adjusted to meet the needs of the Department and College.)
  • Mentor undergraduate students as needed, and serve on appropriate Departmental, College and University committees as assigned.

Required/Minimum Qualifications:

  • Doctoral Degree (PhD) in Entomology, Biology, or a related field completed by May 1st, 2022.
  • Experience teaching undergraduate courses.
  • Experience with commitment to diversity and inclusion, established in the narrative of the Diversity and Inclusion Statement.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching undergraduate courses online and in person.
  • Experience teaching entomology courses.