The Department of Biology and Environmental Science at Auburn University at Montgomery invites applications for a 9-month tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 2021. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply. The Department seeks candidates with an earned doctorate and expertise in biology, biology education, STEM education, or related field and experience and/or demonstrated passion for working with and mentoring students from underrepresented backgrounds. Teaching experience is required and candidates who employ innovative, evidence-based teaching practices are preferred. Postdoctoral research experience is also desirable. Primary teaching responsibilities for this position will focus on the freshman biology sequence, with an emphasis on improving the freshman experience and better preparing undergraduates for success as scholars and professionals. Opportunities for teaching upper level undergraduate (and potentially graduate) courses in the candidate’s field are available. The successful candidate will also be expected to develop and maintain a research program with the potential to involve undergraduate students. Student advising, as well as a commitment to university, community, and professional service is also expected.
Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. To apply, complete an online application at Auburn University at Montgomery Jobs | Assistant Professor of Biology and upload a cover letter, CV, academic transcripts, teaching statement, and research statement.