Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor of Biology

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The Department of Biology at the University of North Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Biology, beginning August 2021. Teaching duties will include Genetics, Molecular Biology, and Introductory Biology (for both majors and non-majors). 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. 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.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Biology, Genetics, Molecular Biology, or related field (ABD considered for temporary appointment at instructor level).   Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Complete applications received before January 15, 2021 will be given priority.

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/5672. Applications will only be accepted via this system.  Please be prepared to upload a cover letter, resume/CV, a reference list with contact information for at least three professional/academic references, a teaching philosophy, research statement, and a one-page diversity/equity/inclusion statement. Information regarding the diversity/equity/inclusion statement can be found here. Transcripts are also required but may be submitted at a later date.  Please read the special instructions to applicants section of the posting for details.  For questions, please email [email protected] or call 256-765-4291 and select option #2. Selecting an option other than #2 will result in a delayed response.

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. UNA is a smoke-free campus.  Strategic Diversity & Inclusion Plan: https://www.una.edu/vpem/diversity/index.html.




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Posted: 11/12/2020
Application Due: 1/11/2021
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Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.