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Assistant Professor of Biology/ Physiology, Tenure-track

10/07/2019 4:15 pm

Rockford University invites applicants to apply for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Physiology to begin August 2020. A Ph.D. in biology, biochemistry or related field is required along with evidence of excellent teaching. The primary focus of the position is enthusiastic and effective teaching in human and comparative anatomy and physiology. Ability to teach introductory biology courses and upper division genetics, developmental biology, neurobiology, and/or organismal diversity courses will be considered a plus. Enthusiasm for teaching in a small-college liberal arts setting is essential. An active program in undergraduate research with students is expected. 

Applications will be reviewed starting November 11, 2019, and will be accepted until the position is filled. Please send cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, transcripts- undergraduate and graduate (official transcripts required upon hire), and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to

Rockford University’s search committees and hiring managers are especially interested in candidates who through their research, teaching, and/or service will contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. Rockford University is committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer.