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Lecturer in Biology

University of Alabama in Huntsville
Huntsville, Alabama (US)
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Jan 13, 2024

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Life Sciences, Anatomy, Physiology
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer
Organization Type

POSITION: The Department of Biological Sciences at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track Lecturer position, to teach courses in introductory biology, human anatomy and physiology, in addition to courses in the applicant’s area of expertise, as needed. The position will begin August 2024.

REQUIREMENTS:   The successful candidates must have more than two years of college-level experience teaching human anatomy and physiology, or related fields. Minimum requirement a Masters in a biological discipline. PhD preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teaching up to four courses per semester (24 semester hours in the academic year). The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses related to introductory to Biology, human anatomy and physiology, and other related topics as needed. These courses support the education of students of all colleges, especially programs in biology, chemistry, nursing, and kinesiology. The Department offers B.S. and M.S. degrees in Biology and supports interdisciplinary graduate programs in Biotechnology Science and Engineering (Ph.D.). Further information about the department can be found at

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Application materials including submission of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, official transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy (2 pages max), and contact information for three references should be submitted to Review of applications will begin December 1st, 2023, and continue until the position is filled.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville is one of America’s premier doctoral-granting, comprehensive universities known for addressing some of the world’s greatest technological challenges. UAH, a part of The University of Alabama System, offers an environment where students are able to explore, discover, create, and communicate knowledge. With six academic colleges, a Graduate School, an Honors College, more than 100 areas of study, and 17 high-tech research centers, UAH is a Carnegie R1 top-tier research university. UAH is where technology and human understanding converge and prepare students to transform their future. Learn more at

ABOUT HUNTSVILLE: Defense, space, telecommunications, biotechnology, diversified manufacturing and a variety of emerging specialties provide challenging work in Huntsville, also known as the Rocket City. The area enjoys a favorable cost of living and quality of life in the Southeast. More than 1.2 million people reside in the Huntsville metro area, and it is now the largest city in Alabama. From outdoor recreational activities to an enhanced arts and entertainment community, Huntsville contributes to a wonderful way to live, work, and play. Learn more at

ABOUT THE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE: The UAH College of Science advances cutting-edge research and offers first-rate degree programs thanks to our distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities. Our location in Huntsville facilitates partnerships and collaborations with NASA, the US Army, NOAA, the Hudson Alpha Institute of Biotechnology, and the numerous high-tech companies located in Cummings Research Park, the second largest research park in the country. College of Science students enjoy the benefits of a research-intensive institution in a medium-sized university, including a 16:1 student-to-professor ratio and numerous research, leadership, and co-op/internship opportunities. The vibrant UAH campus, diverse student population, and academic and social organizations provide an enriching and cross-disciplinary student life experience. USA Today, Princeton Review, Consumers Digest, and Pay scale have ranked UAH as a top educational value.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The UAH Department of Biological Sciences provides quality undergraduate and graduate education in Biology. Our goal is to provide our students with life-long learning skills allowing them to adapt to an ever-changing environment that requires an understanding and appreciation of biology. To accomplish this, we offer specialized concentrations in biochemistry, microbiology, ecology and evolutionary biology at the undergraduate level. We strive to generate new knowledge through research and other creative activities that will benefit the residents of Huntsville, the state of Alabama, the nation, and the world. Graduate training for research careers in industry, government, and academia is provided in biology and biotechnology.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Review of applications will begin 2 January, 2024, and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer of minorities/ females/ veterans/ disabled.

Please refer to log number: 24-25-591

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