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Assistant Professor of Biology, Vertebrate - Faculty Position (11131)  

To Apply Online
  • Current Active SU Employees, please login to GullNet and click "Careers at SU."
  • All others, please click Apply Online.
  • See OEAS FAQs (Online Employment Application System FAQs) for help.

The Department of Biological Sciences at Salisbury University is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Biology.

Area of Specialization: Vertebrate Biology

Primary Job Duties/Responsibilities: The successful applicant will have a strong background in Vertebrate Biology and will be expected to teach Biology of the Vertebrates and Human Anatomy and Physiology. The successful candidate will also be encouraged to develop an advanced course in their field of expertise. The ability to occasionally contribute to a course in Pathophysiology is also desirable. Engagement in scholarly professional activities; development of a research program amenable to undergraduate participation and graduate student projects and mentoring; and participation in departmental, university and community service are expected. Candidates are expected to use effective teaching and classroom management strategies which enhance the success of diverse learners.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in Vertebrate Biology or related field of Biology and ability to teach Human Anatomy and Physiology. Evidence of teaching experience and potential for excellence in teaching and research and possess the ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing. If ABD, doctoral degree must be completed before date of hire.

Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University’s Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/HR/Jobs/ to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.
To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit the following: A letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, and the names and contact information of at least three (3) professional references. If you have any questions about the position, please contact the search chair, Dr. Kim Hunter, at KXHUNTER@salisbury.edu.

Note: All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any other documents via E-mail.

Applications submitted by November 1, 2014 will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S. and is expected to begin August 18, 2015.


This position is based in Salisbury, Maryland. Founded in 1925, Salisbury University is one of 13 institutions that compose the University System of Maryland. Salisbury University is a selective undergraduate institution with the University System of Maryland. The University is close to ocean beaches and the Chesapeake Bay and 2-3 hours from the metropolitan areas of Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Norfolk. SU has been cited nationally as one of the top ten public regional universities in the North according to the U.S. News and World Report, and has also been recognized by the Princeton Review and Kiplinger’s magazine. Salisbury University has 388 full-time faculty members serving a student population of approximately 8,600.


Staff (non-academic) and Faculty Positions:

Salisbury University utilizes an Online Employment Application System. As indicated by Job Opening, interested applicants MUST apply for certain designated positions via this online system.

  • Current active employees, please login to GullNet and click on the “Careers at SU” link in the left-hand navigation bar.
     
  • All other applicants including former employees or employees in between contracts (e.g., PTNTT Faculty and Contingent/contractual employees on Summer or Winter break), please click the Apply Online link.

Note: Applicants interested in obtaining a Faculty position and plan to utilize an Online Credential Service Provider (Interfolio, EPCS, etc.), please follow the instructions in the online system and in the job posting/job advertisement.

See OEAS FAQs (Online Employment Application System FAQs) for more information and instructions.

Equal Opportunity Policy

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Salisbury University has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and equal employment and educational opportunities for its faculty, staff and students. To that end, the University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. The University adheres to the EEO/AA policies set forth by federal and Maryland laws.