The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Alabama in Huntsville seeks candidates for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Organismal Biology starting August, 2023. The successful candidate will develop a research program with emphasis on organism-level processes, and working in any group of multicellular eukaryotes. Researchers who can productively interact with other members of the department will be favored. Faculty will be expected to engage in funded research, to mentor graduate and undergraduate research, and to teach at the undergraduate and graduate level. Teaching assignments will primarily be in organismal biology and related courses, including introductory courses. The department values diversity and is committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community. We particularly encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups, including women and minorities.
The Department of Biological Sciences is housed in the Shelby Center for Science and Technology with spacious, well-equipped teaching and research facilities. The University is only a few minutes away from Cummings Research Park, which is the 2nd largest research park in the United States with over 285 high technology companies, as well as the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. Huntsville is a mid-sized city located in beautiful north Alabama, an area that boasts a reasonable cost of living and ample recreational and cultural opportunities. Please visit the department web site, www.uah.edu/biology, to learn more about the department and the area.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in an appropriate discipline and postdoctoral experience. Applicants should submit a single PDF that includes a 1) cover letter; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a research statement; 4) a statement of teaching interests; and 5) contact information for three references to provide letters of recommendation firstname.lastname@example.org . For further information or questions please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Jerome Baudry at email@example.com.
Review of complete applications will begin 10th January and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer of minorities/ females/ veterans/ disabled.