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Job ID: 118755

Assistant Professor
University of Louisville

Date Posted Jan. 24, 2019
Title Assistant Professor
University University of Louisville
Louisville, KY, United States
Department Biology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Jan. 25, 2019
  • Assistant Professor
  • Biology - General

The University of Louisville is seeking two tenure-track, teaching-focused Assistant Professors to join the Biology Department starting fall 2019. Responsibilities of these positions will center on teaching introductory biology and other core majors lecture and lab courses using student-centered, evidence-based pedagogy. Teaching duties may include additional upper-level courses depending on the qualifications of the applicants.

Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in any area of biological science, significant teaching experience, preferably at the college-level, and demonstrated research potential. Preferred candidates will provide evidence of excellence in teaching and the successful implementation of student-centered, active-learning pedagogies in small and large enrollment classes, as well as a commitment to diversity and inclusion in science education. The successful candidate is expected to develop a research program that leads to peer-reviewed publications in the biological science area of expertise and/or post-secondary biology education. It is expected that these positions will contribute to other department and college programs designed to enhance retention and persistence of students.

Salary will be commensurate with experience and includes a competitive benefits package and retirement contributions. Interested applicants must apply on-line at and attach one document containing (1) a cover letter addressing specific qualifications and interest in the position, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) evidence of successful teaching, (4) up to three recent publications (a first-authored publication is strongly encouraged), and (4) contact information for 3 references. We will begin the review of applications on February 1, 2019 and continue until the positions are filled.

  • University of Louisville is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Americans with Disabilities Employer. We are a vibrant and inclusive community, and we actively seek candidates who are interested in contributing to diversity and equal opportunity within higher education.

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