Assistant Professor of Biology

Job description

Job Title: Assistant Professor of Biology
Location: UNG - Gainesville
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 225442
About Us

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of nearly 20,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Department Information

The Department of Biology offers B.S. degrees in biology and biology education, and features an outstanding program of undergraduate research.

Job Summary The University of North Georgia invites applications for a ten-month, full-time, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Biology. The biology department is interested in candidates who have developed effective teaching strategies for the educational advancement of students from groups underrepresented in higher education or in their field.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.

  • Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses including majors and non-majors introductory biology, and courses in specialty which including marine biology; scholarly work involving undergraduates; advising students; service to the department, university and community; and professional development.

Required Qualifications
  • Ph.D., or terminal degree, at the time of hire in biology or related discipline.
  • Teaching experience at the college level is preferred. Expectations for this position are that 60% of the workload is dedicated to teaching and that 40% is divided between service and professional development.
Required Documents to Attach
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter, Unofficial Transcripts
Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the University of North Georgia, as determined by University of North Georgia in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

Special Applicant Instructions
  • If you received any graduate degrees from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Find a full list of NACES members at
  • Please submit contact information for three professional references.




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Posted: 4/3/2021
Application Due: 4/10/2021
Work Type: Full Time