Assistant/Associate Professor of Biology (Animal Genetics)

Job description

Savannah State University’s Department of Biology invites applicants for a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate professor level in animal genetics.  Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses associated with the Bachelors of Science in Biology; developing and teaching advanced-level courses in mammalian genetics; and contributing to interdisciplinary offerings.  Mentor undergraduate students and sustain a vibrant research program that actively engages undergraduate students. The successful applicant will also participate in the growth and advancement of programs in Biology, including the development of a Master’s degree program in Biology.  Undergraduate advisement required. May be required to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically delineated in this description.


Earned Ph.D. in Biology or field complementary to the Biology program required.  Preference given to applicants with education and experience in mammalian genetics; corresponding post-doctoral experience in interdisciplinary dimensions of contemporary Biology preferred.  The candidate should have at least three (3) years of teaching experience at the undergraduate level as well as evidence of grant potential and scholarly activity.  A satisfactory background check is required.


Complete application online; include cover letter describing scholarly agenda and qualifications for this position; curriculum vita, official graduate school transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy and research interests along with names and three professional letters references to: Assistant/Associate Professor of Biology Search, Savannah State University; College of Science and Technology, Department of Biology, Box 20600, Savannah, GA  31404.  Include documentation of citizenship or visa status.


Screening of applications will begin upon receipt and continue until the position is filled.







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Posted: 10/10/2017
Application Due: 12/9/2017
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Salary: Salary competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience; excellent benefits program.