Assistant Professor, Biology Educator

Edwardsville, Illinois (US)
Commensurate with credentials, qualifications, and experience. Excellent benefits package included.
October 03 2018
FY19-075 BiolEd SIUE
Life Sciences, Biology
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Faculty Position FY19-075

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.

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.

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

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.

SIUE is a state university - benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas.

Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment. 

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities.  

The SIUE Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at  The report contains campus safety and security information, crime statistics, fire safety policies, and fire statistics for the previous three calendar years.  This report is published in compliance with Federal law, titled the “Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act” and the Higher Education Opportunity Act also known as the “Campus Fire Safety Right to Know.”  For those without computer access, a paper copy of the report may be obtained, with a 24-hour notice, from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration, Rendleman Hall, Room 2228, 618-650-2536.

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