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FY19-075 Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences

Position Title

Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences

Hiring Unit

College of Arts and Sciences

Job Description/Responsibilities

The Department of Biological Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. We seek applicants with training in Biology and STEM Education. The successful candidate will share responsibility for teaching secondary science methods, supervising student teachers, preparing education program reports, and also offer upper-division courses in the candidate’s area of expertise or in non-majors courses in biology. Candidates should exhibit potential for independent and innovative research involving Master’s and undergraduate students.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in the biological sciences or doctorate in Education with a strong emphasis in biology. Pre-college teaching experience, post-doctoral teaching, and research experience in biology education are preferred.

Source of Funds



Commensurate with credentials, qualifications, and experience. Excellent benefits package included.

Terms of Appointment

Continuing academic year (nine month) appointment; tenure eligible.

Application Process

To apply, send a letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests and goals, curriculum vitae, copies/scans of all transcripts, and no more than three reprints. Three confidential reference letters should be sent directly to the department. All materials should be sent to:

Chair, Biology Educator Search Committee
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Department of Biological Sciences
Box 1651
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1651

Electronic submission is encouraged. Electronic documents in PDF format should be e-mailed to:

Application Deadline

Completed applications must be received by December 8, 2018.

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