Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology - Genetics

Sewanee, Tennessee
Feb 27, 2018
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Biology Department at The University of the South seeks a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor with demonstrated talent for teaching and expertise in Genetics. Teaching responsibilities in the fall and spring semesters are an upper level Genetics course with a lab and a section of our introductory Molecular Biology and Genetics course.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic about teaching in the context of the liberal arts tradition in education. A Ph.D. by the time of appointment is preferred, but ABDs will also be considered. 

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, teaching statement, graduate transcript (an unofficial copy is acceptable), and two letters of reference through the application portal at Review of applications will begin on March 25, 2018. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. 

The University of the South comprises a well-regarded College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a distinguished School of Theology. It is an institution of the Episcopal Church that welcomes individuals of all backgrounds. The University is located on a striking, 13,000-acre campus on Tennessee's Cumberland Plateau.

The University of the South is an equal opportunity educational institution that is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus environment. 

Eligibility for employment is contingent upon successful prescreening.