The Department of Biology and Environmental Science at Auburn University at Montgomery invites applications for two 9-month tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 2022. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply. The new positions will enhance existing research strengths in cell and molecular biology to support a proposed interdisciplinary MS program in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Preference will be given to candidates pursuing research topics that emphasize training in fields related to biomedicine or biotechnology. Applicants must have a Ph.D. (relevant postdoctoral experience preferred) and will be expected to develop an externally-funded research program involving undergraduate and graduate students. The successful applicants also will participate in undergraduate and graduate instruction. Teaching experience is required and candidates who employ innovative, evidence-based teaching practices are preferred. Student advising, as well as a commitment to university, community, and professional service is also expected. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Auburn University at Montgomery is a comprehensive, public institution located in Alabama’s capital city. Enrollment is approximately 5,000 students. The Department of Biology and Environmental Science includes fourteen tenure-track faculty and offers undergraduate degrees in Biology and Environmental Science and a graduate degree in Geospatial Information Systems (GIS). Successful applicants will help further the institutional goals of promoting equity, diversity, and inclusivity. Successful candidates must possess excellent written and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with diverse audiences. Successful candidates must meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States at the time of appointment. . Additional information is available on the departmental web site: Department of Biology and Environmental Sciences – College of Sciences (aum.edu)
Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2022, and continue until the position is filled. To apply, complete an online application at https://www.jobs.aum.edu/postings/5215 and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, and diversity statement.