Assistant Professor of Biology

Emory University

United States

Assistant Professor of Biology

Job Number 113090
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Division Oxford College
Department Oxford College
Campus Location (For Posting) : City Oxford
Location : Name Oxford College
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable
Required Documents Cover letter

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Visiting Assistant Professor – Biology


Emory University’s Oxford College seeks candidates for a one year, full-time, adjunct assistant professor position in Biology beginning August 2023. Oxford College is located 36 miles east of Atlanta on the original campus of the university in Oxford, Georgia. Oxford’s state-of-the-art science facility, which opened in 2016, is designed to promote student-faculty collaboration, scholarship, and innovative teaching in STEM. This position offers a great opportunity for candidates seeking teaching experience at a primarily undergraduate campus.


Each semester, the successful candidate will teach two lecture sections and the accompanying laboratories of the second course in our two-course introductory biology sequence for majors, with a focus on genetics and molecular biology.



Required - The minimum required qualification is a Masters Degree in biology or subdiscipline or 18 hours of graduate credit coursework in biology, including subdisciplines.


Desirable – A Ph.D. in biology or a sub-discipline, completed by August 2023. Candidates with some prior teaching experience at the undergraduate level and experience with genetics and molecular biology in teaching or research are a plus.


Application Instructions: Applicants are required to submit a brief cover letter and CV to our online site. Inquiries can be sent to Dr. Nitya Jacob ( at your earliest convenience. Additional materials such as references may be requested after initial review and follow up. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


One of Emory University’s four schools partnering in undergraduate education, Oxford College provides 975 first- and second-year students of high academic profile an intensive liberal-arts program for the first two years of their Emory bachelor’s degree. We are interested in candidates with a commitment to working with a remarkably diverse student body in an inclusive learning community that values excellence in teaching and close student-faculty interaction. Applications from women and historically underrepresented minorities are particularly welcome. For more information about Oxford College and for a full listing of open positions, visit with Disabilities/Veteran Employer

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