Assistant professor of biology: Minnesota

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
Winona, MN
Job Category
Faculty Appointments
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
This full time term position in the department of Biology will start in August 2023. This individual will be expected to contribute to the teaching mission of the university, including and alongside teaching undergraduate biology courses and labs including General Biology and upper division courses in the applicant’s specialty; student advising; service on departmental and faculty committees; and engaging in research appropriate for undergraduates. Preference will be given to applicants that can teach (some of) the following courses: aquatic ecology, fisheries biology, plant taxonomy, sustainable resource management and/or conservation biology. At Saint Mary’s the standard teaching load is 22-24 credit hours per contract year and this individual will be expected to teach this load, covering foundational and upper-level areas of undergraduate biology lecture and lab courses, as well as appropriate courses in the Saint Mary's University general education program.
Applicants with a Ph.D. in Fisheries, Botany, Ecology, Biology, or a related field earned by August 17, 2023 are strongly preferred but applicants with an M.S. or A.B.D. will also be considered. Experience or evidence of potential for excellence in teaching undergraduate biology is required. Applicants must be able to integrate our unique environmental surroundings situated within the Driftless Area and the Upper Mississippi River watershed into teaching and scholarship. Preference will be given to applicants who are able to develop and teach upper-level elective course(s) in their area of expertise that complement those offered by the current biology faculty. The candidate will be expected to establish and maintain an active research program to mentor students in research that culminates in a student thesis. Apply online at and include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, written statement of teaching philosophy, and written statement of research interests. Please also include the contact information for 3 references who could provide letters of recommendation. To ensure full consideration, please have application materials submitted on or before June 1, 2023.
Contact Person
Bookmark the permalink.

Comments are closed.