Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences (Marine Biologist)

The Department of Biological Sciences at California State University Long Beach invites applications for a tenure-track position in marine biology. 

We seek candidates with research and teaching interests in marine biology and/or biological oceanography. We encourage applicants whose research complements existing strengths within the department and applicants with a commitment to student involvement in research. Successful candidates are expected to establish an externally-funded research program; teach courses within the undergraduate and graduate curriculum; and participate in departmental service. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, and the anticipated start date is August 17, 2023.

Research facilities at CSULB include a dedicated research laboratory, small boats, an on-campus marine laboratory, access to a 76-foot research vessel, and extensive shared molecular, imaging, and computational instrumentation ( The CSULB campus is 2 miles from the ocean with convenient access to a variety of marine habitats including deep water channels, estuaries, kelp beds, rocky intertidal, and sandy beaches.

CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions. CSULB is proud to be a Minority Serving Institution (MSI), an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI), and a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI). The Department of Biological Sciences [] is dedicated to ensuring that our highly diverse graduates are prepared for future success by offering a welcoming and challenging education that includes high-quality curriculum and research opportunities.

Review of applications begins 19 Sep 2022. Further information can be found here:

CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status.   CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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