Send cover letter, vita, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research goals, transcripts, and three original letters of recommendation to Dr. Kelly Major, Chair, Developmental Biology
Search, Biology Dept., Univ. of South Alabama, LSCB 124, 5871 USA Drive N., Mobile, AL 36688. (Official transcripts will be required before on-campus interviews).
Applications must be postmarked by or on November 16, 2015.The University of South Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Employer—Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.
The University of South Alabama Biology Department seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor with expertise in Developmental Biology to begin on August 15, 2016.
The department offers B.S. and M.S. degree programs. Individuals are expected to develop an externally funded research program involving both undergraduate and graduate students. Candidates will also be expected to teach existing courses in Developmental Biology and develop new curricula in their specialty that target undergraduate and graduate students. The ability to teach one of our core courses in Cell Biology, Genetics, or Ecology and Evolution is an advantage.
Candidates must demonstrate proficiency in English and have a Ph.D. Postdoctoral experience is preferred.
More about the area and the campus...
of South Alabama comprises about 16,000 students, 8 colleges,
many M.S. programs, 5 Ph.D. programs, and includes
a comprehensive medical school. The Department of Biology has15 full-time faculty. The department offers
both B.S. and M.S. degrees and is well equipped for
research in both field and lab-based disciplines.
The university is located in Mobile, with a metro area population of around 300,000. The campus is located in a mild Gulf Coast environment, with nearby, pristine freshwater habitats of the Mobile River Delta , as well as estuarine and marine locales.
Here on campus, the University’s Program in Basic Medical Sciences and Cancer Research Institute faculty offer collaborative opportunities as well and access to institutional shared resources (e.g. electron microscopy, confocal microscopy, genomics/proteomics, FACS, etc).
Facilities in the Biology Department
Tthe Department of Biology is well equipped for teaching upper-level coursework and has the following facilities:
Other equipment shared by faculty includes