Clinical Assistant Professor in Cell and Molecular Biology/ Biotechnology Program

Rhode Island, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jan 07, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Cell and Molecular Biology at The University of Rhode Island invites applications for a faculty position at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor beginning July 2021. The position is a Non-Tenure Track Faculty; Full-time Calendar Year appointment.

Position limited to 06-17-2023 with anticipated renewal.

Duties and responsibilities:

Contribute to and coordinate the overall academic administration of the BS Biotechnology Program at URI (Kingston and Providence Campuses). Recruit talented students into the growing academic program. Develop, establish and maintain relationships with existing biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies to grow internship opportunities for students in the Biotechnology Program. Teach lecture and laboratory courses in fundamental and applied biotechnology, microbiology, upstream and downstream processing, and/or scale-up bioprocessing at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Advise students in the undergraduate Biotechnology Major. Engage in service activities and governance within the Department, College, University and Community.

Visit the URI jobs website at to apply and view complete details for posting (F00222). 

Please attach the following 4 (PDF) documents to your online Faculty Employment Application:

(#1) Cover letter which states the candidate’s qualifications for the position (one complete doc), (#2) Curriculum vitae, (#3) A statement of teaching philosophy, experience, and interests (one complete doc), and (#4) “Other Document” – the names and contact information of three professional references (one complete doc).

APPLICATION DEADLINE: The search will remain open until the position has been filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by February 26, 2021. Second consideration may be given to applications received by March 26, 2021. Applications received subsequent to second consideration date (March 26, 2021) may not be given full consideration.


The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer.  Women, persons of color, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other protected groups are encouraged to apply.