Assistant Professor in Marine Molecular Biology

Western Washington University
Bellingham, Washington State
Commensurate with experience and qualifications
September 06 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The Biology Department and the Marine and Coastal Science (MACS) program at Western Washington University (WWU) invite applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in MARINE MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, beginning FALL 2020.

MACS is an interdisciplinary program with the mission of promoting the study of marine systems based on place-based learning, early exposure to research, and cohort-based, immersive educational experiences.  The successful applicant will teach courses in MACS and the Biology Department evenly between the two units. The MACS teaching responsibility may include already developed courses and/or developing new courses such as a marine science and society course, an interdisciplinary course-based research capstone, and/or a marine science elective in the applicant’s area of expertise that is suitable for students with broad interests and backgrounds. A primary teaching responsibility in Biology will be introductory molecular and cellular biology for majors; additional teaching responsibilities could include advanced courses in molecular biology, genetics, cellular biology, and/or bioinformatics/computational biology/’omics.

Application review begins October 8, 2019; position is open until filled.

For more detailed information and how to submit an application:

Western Washington University (WWU) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Inquiries: Professor Alejandro Acevedo-Gutiérrez;