Position Vacancy - Professor of Practice, Biotechnology

The University of Arizona School of Plant Sciences is hiring a Professor of Practice to strengthen our undergraduate education in biotechnology!  

To learn more about this position, see UA Careers Job #20643

The Professor of Practice will assume a 100% Instruction, non-tenure eligible, 12-month position in the School of Plant Sciences. The initial appointment is for 3 years with renewal following successful performance review. Rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor for the position is contingent on years of practice and training completed in the biotechnology field. Primary responsibility of this position will be to teach and develop courses with associated laboratory sections at the undergraduate level. The faculty member will be expected to develop innovative approaches that enhance student engagement, increase diversity and expand collaborations with community and business partners to enhance undergraduate student training. As a scientific discipline, biotechnology is continually evolving with the advent of new technologies that support the health and longevity of earth’s growing population and the successful applicant will have expertise in recent scientific advances. As a Land Grant University, The University of Arizona is committed to training students for 21st century jobs and enhancing opportunities in Arizona. The School of Plant Sciences, which has a record of excellence in cutting edge plant and microbial biology, will train a generation of leaders prepared to enhance agricultural productivity, improve human and environmental health, and develop innovative solutions that expedite progress in these areas. We seek candidates who will enhance undergraduate education in biotechnology, and who recognize the opportunity to leverage faculty research excellence, provide skilled instruction, and facilitate practical laboratory training in an array of biotechnology applications.