Assistant Professor of Biology
Susquehanna University is the future-ready institution for today,
invested in cultivating intellectual grounding, active learning and
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opportunities through exceptional worldwide internships,
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and overall pleasant year-round climate, provides four distinct
seasons amidst a backdrop of vibrant autumn foliage, occasional
winter snowfalls, flower-filled springs and warm summer evenings
illuminated by fireflies. Nearby outdoor recreational areas for
hiking, kayaking, fishing and skiing - and the bustling cultural
and commerce hubs of New York City, Washington D.C., Baltimore and
Philadelphia within a three-hour drive - present abundant
opportunities for learning and discovery.
Susquehanna University invites applications for a tenure track
position at the rank of Assistant Professor with expertise in the
area of animal physiology to start in August 2024. The Ph.D. is
required by August 2024, and post-doctoral research experience is
preferred. Demonstrated success or evidence of potential to excel
in teaching and advising undergraduates is required, as is evidence
of ongoing scholarly productivity.
Teaching duties will include organismal biology and upper-level
courses in animal physiology and cell and molecular biology.
Teaching may also include the first-year seminar and non-majors
biology courses as needed. Evidence of a strong commitment to
pedagogies that foster diversity and inclusion is required. The
successful candidate will be expected to develop a compelling
research program accessible to undergraduate student participation
and collaboration. Their research will ideally be able to take
advantage of the well-supported research facilities in the Natural
Sciences Center, which include a flow cytometer, confocal and
scanning electron microscopes.
The Ph.D. is required by August 2024 .
Post-doctoral research experience is preferred.
Special Instructions to the Applicant:
To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement
of teaching objectives, a statement of research interests, a
statement on how you will contribute to the university’s commitment
to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and three letters of
recommendation online at https://jobs.susqu.edu/
inquiries should be sent to the department head, Dr. Alissa Packer
Review of applications will begin on October 13, 2023 and continue
until the position is filled.
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To apply, visit https://jobs.susqu.edu/postings/3558