Assistant Professor of Biology (Physiology/Micro), Tenure-track
Location: Elon, North Carolina
Higher Education Institution
Internal Number: BIO AP TT Phys
Biology Tenure-Track Assistant Professor. Biology Tenure-Track Assistant Professor. Elon University’s Biology Department seeks a biologistto join a dynamic faculty committed to providing an exceptional undergraduate education in support of the Biology department and Elon’s Nursing Program. This tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level will begin in August 2023. A Ph.D. in a biological science is required, along with a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship in a complementary subdiscipline. Primary teaching responsibilities include human physiology, microbiology and cell biology lectures and laboratories. Other courses could include upper-level electives (in area of expertise), and courses in Elon’s Core Curriculum. Curricular advising and mentoring undergraduate research experiences, as well as service to the department and university is also expected. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of people, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences in their cover letter.
Elon is a dynamic private, co-educational, comprehensive institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty and students in teaching and learning in a liberal arts based residential campus. To learn more about Elon, please visit the University web site at www.elon.edu. Review of applications will begin December 19, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and scholarly interests, copies of graduation transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to the search committee chair, Dr. Antonio Izzo, at microbioF22@elon.edu including your name in the subject line. We affirm that Elon University values and celebrates the diverse backgrounds, cultures, experiences, and perspectives of our community members. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, and our employees are people who foster respect for human differences, passion for lifelong learning, personal integrity, and an ethic of work and service. Diversity not only includes race and gender identity, but also age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, religion, and many other parts of one’s identity. All our employees’ points of view are key to our success, and inclusion is everyone's responsibility.
Elon University has built a national reputation as a premier student-centered arts and sciences university that values strong relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon is ranked among the top-100 National Universities by U.S. News & World Report, with a No. 1 ranking for excellence in undergraduate teaching and No. 9 for innovation. Global engagement is central to Elon’s experience and the Institute of International Education has ranked the institution No. 1 in the nation for study abroad for 16 straight years.In addition, Elon is the only university in the nation ranked in the top-20 by U.S. News for excellence in all eight academic programs “Focused on Student Success.” Elon’s more than 7,000 students prepare to become the resilient, ambitious and ethical leaders the world needs, putting their knowledge into action on campus, in the community and around the globe.