Assistant Professor of Biology

Spartanburg, South Carolina
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
October 26 2018
Position Type
Full Time
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University of South Carolina Upstate

Assistant Professor of Biology

The University of South Carolina Upstate is a positive, diverse, and empowering institution for motivated, success-minded students who want to be challenged academically, supported personally, and pushed to the boundaries of their potential in an opportunity-rich environment.  Because the University of South Carolina Upstate is proud of its student body, we seek to attract a diverse applicant pool.

Job Description: The University of South Carolina Upstate invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Biology starting August 2019. Teaching responsibilities include majors-level Genetics and additional courses in their area of expertise. We seek a broadly trained teacher-scholar dedicated to engaging undergraduates in research. Area of research specialization is flexible and may include Conservation Genetics, Developmental Biology/Evolutionary Developmental Biology, Genomics, or Population Genetics. The person selected for this position will be expected to (i) teach 12 contact hours per semester and advise students; (ii) establish a productive research program that involves mentoring undergraduates; and (iii) to engage in service to the institution, the community, and the profession. Candidates should have excellent communication skills.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Biology or a closely related field by August 15, 2019.

Preferred Qualifications: Postdoctoral research experience; relevant teaching and research mentorship experience; training in or use of techniques that increase student engagement, such as experiential learning, active learning, or service learning.

Applicant Instructions: For a complete job description and to apply, go to:

Contact information:
Dr. Bradley Baumgarner
Search Committee Chair
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303

The University of South Carolina Upstate is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.