University of Scranton

Assistant Professor in Molecular Biology

Department of Biology

Job Purpose:
The University of Scranton Department of Biology invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in molecular biology beginning in August 2021. Applicants must be able to contribute to our two semester course in molecular biology. Applicants will also contribute to the Biology Department's core courses in the Biology and the Biochemistry, Cellular, and Molecular Biology (BCMB) programs. Faculty will be encouraged to develop upper level courses in their areas of specialization. We are looking for diverse applicants in all areas including teaching and research.

Additional Skills Required:

Excellence in teaching undergraduates and the capability to develop an active research program that involves mentoring undergraduates is expected

Minimum Education Requirements: Must have a PhD by start date (August 2021)

Preferred Qualifications: Postdoctoral experience is preferred

Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time

Annual Schedule: 9

Rank: Assistant Professor

Tenure: Tenure Track

Posting Number: F00295P

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Last updated: 2021-01-17