Assistant Professor Job Description

Assistant Professor Job Description

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Assistant professor provides the teaching of graduate and undergraduate courses in technology and engineering education. Demonstrates evidence of teaching excellence in undergraduate coursework through consistently high teaching evaluations, teaching awards, teaching publications, and/or teaching innovations.

Assistant Professor Duties & Responsibilities

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Contribute to program development and evaluation at the undergraduate, master’s and doctoral levels
Incumbent must be skilled at the performance of minor outpatient procedures such as nerve blocks
It is expected that this individual will participate in other duties and committees as required by the department, college, and university, interacting with organizations representing their field in the state and region
Input into hospital systems
Development of critical pathways, committee work and projects aimed at improving the hospitalist group mission
Teach graduate and undergraduate course in technology and engineering education
Recruit and mentor undergraduate and graduate students
Continue a program of established and focused research and related publications
Participate in and lead externally funded projects
Provide service and leadership to the program area, department, college, university, and professional organizations

Assistant Professor Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Assistant Professor

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: NCIDQ, NCCPA, BLS, OMS, MD, ABR, FNP, ACLS, ABPN, NRP

Education for Assistant Professor

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the assistant professor job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Doctoral and University Degree in Teaching, Medical, Faculty, Internal Medicine, Graduate, Health, Acquisition, Medicine, Education, Gastroenterology

Skills for Assistant Professor

Desired skills for assistant professor include:

Creative teaching and learning methodologies for post-secondary students
Curriculum development
Student management
Teaching through implementation of appropriate pedagogy
Commitment to the teaching mission of a comprehensive community college

Desired experience for assistant professor includes:

For the Assistant Professor level hires, candidates must also provide evidence of excellence in teaching, publishing, and demonstrated efforts at attaining external grant funding
Proven ability to teach online classes is also desired
The successful candidate will be expected to initiate a research program incorporating basic and/or translational components and teach at both the Pharm.D
The candidate should have research interest in an area on the interfaces of computational mathematics and probability and statistics, such as numerical solutions of stochastic differential equations, stochastic analysis, uncertainty quantification, data assimilation
In addition, an interest in interacting with faculty in other research areas in the Department or the University is desirable
Experience developing LibGuides, tutorials, and learning objects

Assistant Professor Examples


Assistant Professor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of assistant professor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for assistant professor
  • Developing and maintaining a nationally and internationally recognized experimental research
  • Participating in departmental and university committees
  • Collaborating in research projects with other faculty from the CCME, with faculty from other departments within the medical school, the university, and the scientific community
  • Creating literature reviews and accompanying shor-form summaries of research on specific subjects, such as the effects of pre-K or community schools (60%)
  • Preparing research summaries for the leadership team and for our online audience in advance of the Institute's public events (20%)
  • Writing commentary on important research for the Institute's website (10%)
  • Attending meetings at which the Director and Deputy Director present research findings for policy-makers (10%)
  • Personally examine the patient
  • Confirm or revise the diagnosis and determine the course of treatment to be followed
  • Either perform the physician's services required by the patient or supervise the treatment so as to assure that appropriate services are provided by faculty and/or residents and that the requirements for medical direction and/or teaching physicians are met
Qualifications for assistant professor
  • Demonstrated record of originality and productivity in research during graduate and post-doctoral training
  • American Board of Medical Genetics (ABMG) – Certification in Clinical Molecular Genetics (CMG)
  • American Board of Clinical Chemistry (ABCC) – Certification in in Molecular Diagnostics (DABCC)
  • American Board of Pathology (ABP) – Molecular Genetics Pathology
  • Technical competencies and commitment related to the teaching of fundamental advanced courses
  • Some teaching experience preferred

Assistant Professor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for an assistant professor. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for assistant professor
  • Serve on departmental, college, and university committees, including thesis and dissertation committees
  • Teach up to 10 classes, or equivalent experiences, during the academic year
  • Supervise internship experiences
  • Teach 3 courses per semester in the undergraduate and graduate social work programs
  • Provide advising and consultation to students
  • Conduct and publish scholarly work
  • Perform relevant departmental, college, university, professional, and community service
  • Provides research support, instruction and outreach to undergraduates, graduate students and faculty
  • Provides specialized and general research support face-to-face, at a public service desk, in one-on-one research consultations and virtually by chat, social media and email and works evening and Sunday hours in rotation
  • Meets Library and University requirements for promotion and tenure in the areas of librarianship, research, service and collegiality
Qualifications for assistant professor
  • All candidates must have completed a Ph.D
  • Candidates must be eligible for licensure, or a licensed psychologist in Colorado
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, social justice, innovation and collaboration in working with schools and university colleagues
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with students from underrepresented groups and people of color
  • Interest and expertise in digital literacies, technology integration and 21st century skills
  • Demonstrated success working with diverse student populations,particularly English language learners

Assistant Professor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of assistant professor. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for assistant professor
  • A strong commitment to working with students and fostering their professional development
  • Regular courses meetings and instruction as defined in the position description
  • Participate and collaborate in the general undergraduate and graduate teacher licensing program
  • Participate in the development and implementation of a strategic process for recruiting underrepresented groups into literacy education
  • Maintain and participate in improvement of performance-based assessments aligned with ILA/NCTE and Colorado state standards to inform program improvement and renewal
  • Conduct a rigorous research agenda, resulting in publications, presentations and grants, to address literacy concerns in culturally and linguistically diverse contexts
  • Develop research grants in collaboration with other colleagues in the SEHD and with community partners
  • Serves as the Research Services Department subject specialist in the Humanities (except for History), through course-integrated instruction and maintenance of subject-specific research guides
  • Provides outreach to undergraduates, graduate students and faculty in the Humanities
  • Provides specialized and general research support at a public service desk, in one-on-one research consultations and virtually by chat and email
Qualifications for assistant professor
  • A stated interest in advising M.S
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion through teaching, research, and/or service
  • Aspire to leadership roles in relevant professional service
  • Thrive in a diverse, interdisciplinary environment
  • Applicants must have a Doctorate in Early Childhood Education or Curriculum and Instruction, Bilingual Education, or Reading with 18 graduate hours in Early Childhood Education
  • Three years of school teaching experience in grades K-3

Assistant Professor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for an assistant professor. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for assistant professor
  • Establish and externally funded research program
  • Design, implement and manage a system for organizing, planning and controlling work flow related to all research activities
  • Oversight and submission of new protocols and all subsequent correspondence to all applicable review committees, including the IRB, cancer center scientific review committee, VA Research & Development Committee, Biosafety Committee, and Radiation Safety Committee as applicable
  • Assist investigators in evaluating and ensuring compliance with protocol, institutional, federal and HIPAA requirements
  • Review accounts to insure payments for upfront expenditures, milestone payments and final payments
  • Review records with all site visit teams, FDA, or other agents designated by sponsor companies (especially as related to appropriate consent, proper record keeping, and quality assurance) when requested
  • Consult with and advise the Principal Investigator and administration on budget requirements, equipment needs and supplies, and prepare budgets for grants and proposals to pharmaceutical companies
  • Assist with preparation of investigator initiated grant proposals, including editing protocols as required for IRB submission
  • Act as liaison between institutional investigators, staff, sponsors, contract research organizations and institutional committees and departments
  • Cooperate with medical staff and faculty in conducting related research and assist in the planning of new studies in relation to data management activities
Qualifications for assistant professor
  • Experience with diverse school contexts
  • International teaching opportunities possible
  • Candidate must possess a medical license in Pennsylvania
  • Documented record of research
  • Aptitude and desire to teach, train and interact with students, faculty, and agribusiness colleagues is important
  • Preference will be given to candidates with documented success in extension and research activities as demonstrated by publications, presentations and a record of extramural funding

Assistant Professor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an assistant professor. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for assistant professor
  • Teach 3 courses per semester in the undergraduate and upper division available to graduate students in the Women’s Studies and Religion Department
  • Perform relevant University, professional, and community outreach, research and service
  • Contribute to the departmental mission and strategic plans as assigned by the Chair
  • 40% Instruction/Librarianship
  • 40% Research/Creative Activity
  • Teach each semester one studio and one support course within the candidate’s area of interest or expertise
  • Pursue an active program of peer-reviewed scholarship or creative activity including external grant funding
  • Statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • Names of three professional references with their position/relationship to applicant, address, email address, and telephone number
  • Up to three samples of writing (equivalent to a journal article or book chapter)
Qualifications for assistant professor
  • Prepare original research manuscripts and present research in a variety of local, national and international forums
  • Full-time teaching experience in Engineering and/or Engineering Technology
  • Ability to teach applied courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in Mechanical Design
  • Continuous record of up-to-date research demonstrated by publications and presentation experience that has produced current scholarly publications in relevant Mechanical Engineering areas
  • Demonstrated record of relevant full-time industrial experiences in a responsible engineering position
  • Demonstrated record of grant funding

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