Assistant Professor of Biology (tenure-track)

San Antonio, Texas
October 03 2017
Life Sciences
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Full Time
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Trinity University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin August 2018. We seek a broadly-trained Cell and/or Molecular Biologist who complements and extends our current portfolio of expertise. We are particularly interested in candidates who can contribute to the goal of diversifying our faculty.

Responsibilities include teaching in the introductory biology course sequence, as well as advanced courses in the candidate’s area of specialty. We also expect the candidate to participate in our interdisciplinary Global Health program. Candidates must have an interest in teaching diverse learners using modern pedagogical practices. A record of achievement in research and the ability to develop a rigorous research program involving significant undergraduate participation are expected. Start-up funding is competitive and internal funding for research is available. Faculty members are also expected to develop a research program that is attractive to extramural funding agencies.

Trinity University is a top-ranked, small, private liberal arts and sciences university that values high quality undergraduate teaching and supports high impact undergraduate research. The Department of Biology (, located in Trinity’s state-of-the-art Center for Sciences and Innovation, has 13 highly collaborative faculty and serves majors in Biology, Neuroscience, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Environmental Studies. Trinity is located in San Antonio, a large, vibrant, cosmopolitan city located in south central Texas. San Antonio’s cost of living is relatively low for a major metropolitan area. More information on the city of San Antonio can be found at

Education Requirements: A Ph.D. is required; postdoctoral training is preferred.

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin November 10th, 2017.

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