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Tom Knight Biology Scholarship
Tom was passionate about teaching students both in the classroom and in his research lab. This passion and devotion made him a beloved faculty member with students. To honor his commitment to students, the Biology Departtment is establishing funds for a needs-based scholarship for a Biology student who has a serious interest in biology, is working hard, and making good progress toward their studies.
People can donate to the fund in honor of Tom's memory in two ways, making sure they specifically designate their donation to the Tom Knight Biology Scholarship:
Checks payable to: University of Southern Maine
Note in memo line: Tom Knight Biology Scholarship
Advancement & Donor Services
University of Southern Maine
PO Box 9300
Portland, ME 04104-9300
On-line gifts can be made to:
Select "Donate Now"
Under Gift Details : Type in Designation Box: "Tom Knight Biology Scholarship"
Get involved in research!
It's never too early to start thinking about your life after graduation! USM Biology faculty engage in a variety of research projects, and many of us welcome undergraduate students to work with us, which provides you with valuable experience for work or graduate school. Browse the list of faculty (under People) and research activity (under Research) and contact someone whose interests align with your own. It just might be the most rewarding part of your college experience!
Now accepting applications for part-time faculty for next academic year (Fall 2013 and Spring 2013)
The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Southern Maine seeks part-time science faculty applicants to teach Human Anatomy and Physiology lectures, Pathophysiology lecture, and Animal Physiology lab courses for Fall 2013 and Spring 2014. Doctorate in Biology or related field required. Prior teaching experience strongly favored. Please submit a cover letter describing your areas of expertise and past experience, vita and list of three references. Submit materials to the following contact: Lisa Moore, Department of Biological Sciences, 96 Falmouth St., Portland ME 04103, or email@example.com. USM is an EEO/AA employer committed to diversity, quality and reasonable accommodation.
Application review process begins May 6th until positions are filled.