Assistant Professor -- Physiology -- Department of Biology

New Orleans, LA
Salary will be commensurate with applicant’s credentials and qualifications.
September 19 2018
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Assistant Professor -- Physiology -- Department of Biology

Xavier University of Louisiana (XULA) invites applications for a 9-month tenure track faculty position in the Department of Biology in the College of Arts and Sciences.   

Founded in 1925 by Saint Katharine Drexel and the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, XULA is Catholic and historically Black. Located in New Orleans, the mission of the University is to contribute to the promotion of a more just and humane society by preparing its students to assume roles of leadership and service in a global society.

The successful candidate will be able to teach Human Anatomy and Physiology at the upper-division level for undergraduates and at the professional level, if needed, in the College of Pharmacy.  S/he will also be expected to establish and maintain a productive, extramurally-funded research program.  Additional departmental, university, and public service will be expected.

Qualification - Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in an appropriate field and a commitment to teaching and research. In addition, applicants with postdoctoral training in any area of Physiology and a record of publications in the field of expertise are preferred. Areas of special interest include but are not limited to Ecophysiology or other forms of applied Environmental Physiology, especially those that capitalize on the unique ecosystems of the greater New Orleans region and the Gulf Coast.

Salary will be commensurate with applicant’s credentials and qualifications. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2018; applications received by that date will be assured consideration. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. EOE/AA.

Application procedures:  Log in to our online system at:  Attach a letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, research plans, and the names, titles, mailing addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses for three individuals providing letters of recommendation.  Letters of recommendation must speak to applicant’s academic training suitability for this position; teaching experiences; area of scholarship; and ability to work with undergraduate students from diverse racial and cultural backgrounds. The letter of application should be addressed to Dr. Thomas Huckaba, Search Committee Chair.