Microbiologist - Assistant Professor of Biology

Background: The Department of Biology at Lander University, a public comprehensive university in the Upstate region of South Carolina, is comprised of a cohesive and forward-thinking faculty who deliver an outcomes-based curriculum that has been carefully aligned with the goals of the AAAS Vision and Change initiative. 

Position: Our department is poised to hire a tenure-track assistant professor position with broad training in microbiology. Teaching responsibilities include: 200-level microbiology course aimed at students in the Nursing program and related health tracks, human anatomy and human physiology, and the possibility of developing a course related to one’s specialty. The ideal candidate will share our passion for student-centered learning and innovative teaching practices. The candidate is also expected to maintain an undergraduate research program. The position will be filled as early as January 2018, or as late as August 2018.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Microbiology or a related field and demonstrable aptitude for teaching biology at the college level. Excellent oral and written communication skills are necessary.

Application letters should explicitly address the qualifications and desired aptitudes outlined above. Send application letter; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts; and the names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers of three references to:

Department of Biology
Lander University
320 Stanley Avenue
Greenwood, SC  29649

Application materials may be sent via e-mail to Ms. Tammie Mallory at tmallory@lander.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Salary competitive and commensurate with qualifications.

Lander is a tobacco free institution.

All final candidates are subject to successfully completing background requirements.

Note: The University generally does not sponsor an H-1B Visa.