Assistant Professor

Hammond, Louisiana (US)
The salary is commensurate with education and experience.
October 12 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Southeastern Louisiana University invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Integrative Biology to begin in August 2019.  Candidates must have a PhD in a relevant area of the biological sciences and a record of scholarly accomplishments.  Postdoctoral experience is preferred.

We are particularly interested in applicants with expertise in plant biology, marine biology, ornithology, or mammalogy, but other areas that complement and extend existing faculty strengths will also be considered.  The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a research program appropriate in a department with both an undergraduate and a master’s level degree program.  He/she will also be expected to contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching in areas of their expertise.  Southeastern Louisiana University is primarily a teaching institution whose mission is successful education of undergraduate and graduate students.  The Department of Biological Sciences has more than 800 undergraduate majors in five concentrations.  The Department is housed in a modern building with excellent research and teaching laboratories as well as other research facilities, including a roof-top greenhouse, a Vertebrate Museum, access to LONI for high-performance cluster computing, an Electron Microscopy Center, a vivarium, and the Turtle Cove Environmental Research Station.  The Department has approximately 25 graduate students in the MS degree program.  The University and Turtle Cove are positioned in an ecologically diverse region with ample opportunities for research in terrestrial, freshwater, or estuarine habitats.  For information concerning the Department of Biological Sciences please visit our web page at:   To be considered as an official applicant, the candidate must submit an online application, which will include a letter of application, a detailed vita, academic transcripts (official transcripts required upon employment), and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references who can be contacted by Southeastern Louisiana University. Applicants must apply online at:

Questions concerning the position should be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Janice Bossart,

Review of applicants will begin on November 15, 2018.
Southeastern is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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