Brackenridge Distinguished Professor of Biology

San Antonio, Texas
February 19 2018
Life Sciences, Biology
Position Type
Full Time
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The Biology Department of Trinity University invites applications for the Brackenridge Distinguished Professorship in Biology. We seek a candidate with an established record of scholarship and teaching commensurate with an endowed professorship. The successful candidate is expected to be a leading scholar in any area of the biological sciences who will continue to pursue a substantive research agenda and mentor undergraduate researchers.  In addition to research, the successful candidate will teach introductory and upper division undergraduate courses and will demonstrate a commitment to innovation in course development. The candidate will also have the opportunity to provide programmatic vision and leadership in one of the following interdisciplinary areas: environmental studies, global health, or neuroscience. Selection of candidates will involve consideration of their ability to complement and extend the expertise of the department in research and teaching, and to engage with outreach and service initiatives with the greater community. In addition, we seek candidates who can broaden participation among members of underrepresented groups.

Trinity University is a top-ranked, small, private liberal arts and sciences university that values high quality teaching and supports high impact undergraduate research. The Department of Biology is located in Trinity’s state-of-the-art Center for Sciences and Innovation, consists of 13 highly collaborative faculty. The department 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. The city’s cost of living is relatively low for a major metropolitan area. More information on the city of San Antonio can be found at

Application Deadline: 

Applications should be submitted as soon as possible. The search will remain open until the position has been filled. Applications submitted on or before April 6th, 2018, will be given full consideration.

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