Assistant Professor of Biology

Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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Job description

The Department of Biology and Marine Science invites applications for a full time tenure-track assistant professor position to teach microbiology and introductory biology courses for biology, marine science, chemistry, and health science majors. Additional courses could include developmental biology, genetics, and bioinformatics, depending on the successful applicant’s background. Active research involving undergraduate and graduate students is encouraged. A strong commitment to providing high quality education with high levels of teacher/student interaction is required. The successful candidate will have strong writing and oral communication skills. A PhD (completed by August 15, 2018) with relevant coursework is required and previous teaching experience is preferred. The position will begin August 2018.

How to apply

Applicants should send completed Jacksonville University faculty application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research with undergraduates, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to:

Chair, Developmental Biologist Faculty Search Committee, Dept. Biology and Marine Science, Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL, 32211 or submit via email to biomicro@ju.edu. Jacksonville University is an affirmative action equal employment opportunity institution.

Founded in 1934, Jacksonville University is a private, comprehensive university on the shore of the St. Johns River in Jacksonville, Florida. The University has a growing enrollment of more than 3,700 undergraduate and graduate students from 45 states and more than 40 countries taught by 188 regular faculty and 138 part-time. The diverse student body consists of 31 percent representing Asian, Latino, African American and Native Americans.