Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor of Biology

Florence, Alabama
Oct 10, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Biology Department of the University of North Alabama invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Biology beginning August 2018. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Biology with a concentration in microbiology or a Ph.D. in Microbiology (ABD considered for temporary appointment at instructor level). Teaching duties will include both lectures and laboratories in microbiology, with additional courses in introductory biology, and possibilities for upper division courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. Candidates that have experience with online instruction or a willingness to learn about online instruction are urged to apply. Area of research specialization is open, but preference may be given to individuals whose background complements the expertise of current faculty (e.g., applicants with experience in microbial ecology or biotechnology). Excellence in teaching, research, and service is expected, and research activities involving students are highly encouraged. Research and publication are required for tenure and promotion.

Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The University of North Alabama is the state’s oldest public university and sits on a beautiful 130-acre campus in historic Florence, Alabama. Florence is located within a four-city area on the banks of the Tennessee River known as the Shoals, which is steeped in arts, culture, and entertainment—and is home to the famous Muscle Shoals sound.

To apply for this position, please visit our Online Employment System at http://jobs.una.edu/postings/4556 .    Applications will only be accepted through this system.  Please be prepared to upload the following at the time of application: cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a reference list.  Applicants must also provide three letters of reference and unofficial/official transcripts.  For questions, please email employment@una.edu or call 256.765.4291 and select option #2.

UNA is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving excellence and strength through diversity. UNA seeks a wide range of applicants for this position so that one of our core values, ethnic and cultural diversity, will be affirmed.