Assistant Professor of Biology

San Antonio, Texas
September 20 2018
Position Type
Full Time
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St. Mary’s University of San Antonio, a private, Catholic and Marianist university invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Biological Sciences at the rank of assistant professor beginning August 2019. We are seeking a life scientist with expertise in the area of physiology that will complement the current strengths of the department. The primary responsibilities of candidates will be teaching general human physiology and special consideration will be given if additional courses could be developed in the areas of endocrinology, histology, anatomy, or a similar subject area. While teaching is the primary function of the position, research, especially involving undergraduates, is expected of the successful candidate. The presence of an active biomedical research community in the San Antonio area provides the opportunity to establish collaborative research projects in many fields. The successful candidate is also expected to become involved in service at the department, school, University, and community levels. The Department of Biological Sciences ( currently employs 12 full-time faculty and serves ~350 undergraduate majors. A Ph.D. in Biology or a related discipline is required and postdoctoral experience is preferred.

St. Mary’s is the oldest Catholic university in the Southwest, and continues to advocate the Marianist mission of academic excellence, service, leadership ( Founded in 1852 by the Society of Mary, St. Mary’s is a comprehensive Catholic and Marianist university with a strong tradition of integrating liberal arts with professional studies. St. Mary’s enrolls 3,600 students in a diverse university setting with four schools, more than 40 academic programs including Ph.D. and J.D. programs, and numerous pre-professional programs. Regardless of background, the successful candidate must be ready and willing to contribute to the advancement of the St. Mary’s educational mission ( St. Mary’s University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution.

For more information visit the university web site at or contact Dr. Ted Macrini, the Chair of the Search Committee, at or 210-431-4304. All qualified applicants are welcome; minorities and women are encouraged to apply. Applications can be found at Along with the employment application please also submit the following items via ApplicantPro: 1) a letter of application detailing interest in the position and a description of teaching and professional development goals, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) copies of graduate transcripts, 4) teaching statement, and 5) research statement. Please arrange to have three letters of reference sent to Ms. Krystle Alcorta at Electronic submission of applications and materials is strongly encouraged, however, incomplete applications will not be considered. Review of applications will begin after November 1, 2018, and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Salary is commensurate with experience and is accompanied by a strong benefits package.

Any offer of employment for this position is contingent upon final budget authorization and successful completion of a clear background check.  St. Mary’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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