Assistant Professor in Biology
Widener University, Department of Biology
United States

The Department of Biology at Widener University seeks applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor position in microbiology and immunology or a related field to begin August 27, 2020.  Teaching responsibilities will include introductory microbiology lecture and laboratory courses for nursing majors, upper-level microbiology for biology majors and upper-level courses in the area of the candidate’s specialty.  Candidates must have a high potential for undergraduate teaching. Additionally, candidates are expected to engage undergraduates in an active research program. Laboratory space will be made available in our modern biology facilities. The successful candidate must have completed a Ph.D. by May 2020, although 1-2 years postdoctoral experience is preferred.


The Biology Department is committed to fostering an environment in which faculty, staff, and students from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed and can thrive. Those candidates experienced in, or who would enjoy, working with a diverse range of faculty, staff and students, and those who can contribute to a climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas.


Review of application materials will begin October 1, 2019. Applicants must submit all materials: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy and a statement of research electronically to  In addition, three confidential letters of reference must be sent to Please be certain all documents are submitted in either docx or pdf format.


For more information about Widener University and the Department of Biology, see www.widener.ed



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