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Assistant/Associate Professor of Biology (Tenure Track)

Johnson C. Smith University
Charlotte, NC

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Science & Technology, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Life Sciences
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Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details


This nine-month, tenure-track appointment begins in August 2023.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to teach genetics, molecular biology, introductory biology and non-majors science courses. The successful candidate will also be expected to develop a research program involving undergraduates that attracts external funding. Other responsibilities include professional activity, and service to both the University and community. The faculty member will be required to evaluate and use current technology in courses and to maintain a positive educational relationship with students and colleagues. Other duties include academic advising, curriculum development, and committee service and performing other duties required to meet organizational needs.


Candidates must possess a doctorate in genetics or molecular biology or a related field. Course development and curriculum design experience as well as evidence of a commitment to develop an extramural-funded research program that will offer experiential learning opportunities to undergraduate students. Candidates with an interest in research addressing the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL) are encouraged to apply. a . Candidates must demonstrate the ability to teach with technology. Effective collaboration and interpersonal skills are also desirable.

Supplemental Information

Finalists for this position are subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history and identity check.

To apply, please include a cover letter, resume, completed JCSU application, contact information for three professional references, and unofficial transcript(s). (Official transcripts will be required of the finalists).


Johnson C. Smith University, a 155-year-old historically black liberal arts college dedicated to serving a diverse student body, is located in Charlotte, NC. The University has a rich history and is heralded as one of the best of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the nation, serving 1400 students in undergraduate, graduate, non-traditional and adult programs. Johnson C. Smith University continues to gain a strong national reputation for integrating the liberal arts with business, the sciences and technology. For more information, please visit http://www.,

Johnson C. Smith University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability or veteran’s status as it relates to student enrollment or hiring. Johnson C. Smith University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master's degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Johnson C. Smith University.

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