Animal Biologist/Physiologist

Virginia, United States
$52,000.00 - $55,000.00
Mar 18, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

University of Mary Washington 

 Rank and Role Title

Assistant Professor

Type of Appointment


Position Number



College of Arts and Sciences 


Biological Sciences 

General Description of Position

The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Mary Washington invites applications for a non-tenure track, one year Visiting Assistant Professor position to begin August of 2021. UMW is a liberal arts and sciences university dedicated to effective teaching and undergraduate research in an inclusive environment that embraces diverse talents and backgrounds. The department seeks a broadly-trained animal biologist / physiologist. The successful candidate will teach courses in introductory biology, and upper level courses such as animal histology, chordate anatomy or developmental biology. Candidates should provide evidence of excellence in teaching and mentoring undergraduates. The normal teaching load is 12 credit hours per fall and spring semesters. Completion of the Ph.D. is preferred, but those with ABD status are encouraged to apply. Review of applications to begin March 5.

Area of Expertise

Animal Biologist/Physiologist

Preferred Qualifications

Completion of the Ph.D. is preferred, but those with ABD status are encouraged to apply.

Salary Range

$52,000.00  to $55,000.00

Proposed Starting Date


Posting Details

Open Date


Special Instructions for Applicant

Note:   This is a 9-month position

Additional Applicant Instructions

The University of Mary Washington accepts only completed online application and related materials. Faxed, mailed, or emailed applications or documentation will not be considered. Employment offers are contingent upon the successful completion of criminal background checks. If accommodations are requested either before or at the time of the interview, please contact the Recruitment Office at 540-654-1357.

AAEEO Statement

The University of Mary Washington is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status. We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.