Overview

Southern Arkansas University’s College of Science and Engineering is accepting applications for a 9-month, tenure-track position for Assistant Professor of Biology (Cell and/or Developmental Biologist).

Our rapidly growing biology department is located in a new 64,000 square foot science building. Southern Arkansas University offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience, as well as an excellent fringe benefit package.

Duties: Teach upper and lower division biology courses (cell biology, developmental biology, freshman biology courses) and associated laboratories; teach upper-level electives in the applicant’s area of expertise; supervise undergraduate research projects; serve on committees; perform scholarly activity; engage in recruitment, retention, advise students and other duties as assigned. Teaching load is expected to average 12 hours per semester.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Biology or related field required by time of employment; teaching experience preferred; have expertise in cell biology and/or developmental biology; demonstrate an ability to teach undergraduate students; excellent communication skills; ability to work well with people; desire to interact with students both in the classroom and undergraduate research projects. All SAU faculty and staff demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and diversity of the University community and excellence in interpersonal behaviors and effective collaboration with colleagues. Joining the SAU family requires a commitment to our culture of Continuous Quality Improvement.

Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, complete set of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and the contact information of three (3) references to HR@saumag.edu or the Office of Human Resources, Southern Arkansas University, 100 E. University, MSC 9288, Magnolia, AR 71753. Applications will be reviewed as received and accepted until the position is filled. AA/EOE. Non-listed references may be contacted.