Assistant Professor, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, or Physiology

Louisiana Tech University

Ruston, LA

Job posting number: #7236746

Posted: April 17, 2024

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in topics related to cell biology, molecular biology, or physiology. This includes teaching some courses already in our course catalog and developing new courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level.
Establish and maintain a research program in areas of health or biomedical sciences with a commitment to securing external funding and publishing in peer-reviewed journals.
Advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students in their academic and professional development, including research projects and career opportunities.
Contribute to the department's service mission through active involvement in recruiting activities, programmatic support, and committee work.
Collaborate with colleagues within the department and across disciplines to foster a dynamic and inclusive academic environment.

Ph.D. in Biology or a closely related field, with a focus on Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, or Physiology.

Established record of research productivity, including publications in peer-reviewed journals and a strong potential for securing external funding.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively within a diverse academic community.

Willingness to contribute to the department's service mission through participation in recruiting efforts, programmatic support, and committee work.

Preferred qualifications:

Demonstrated expertise in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in areas of cell biology, molecular biology, and health sciences

Experience in advising and/or mentoring undergraduate and graduate students

Postdoctoral experience in a relevant field is highly desirable

About Louisiana Tech University:

Located in Ruston, Louisiana, our campus is at the heart of this growing college town. Our University fosters a collaborative learning environment, promoting academic excellence for students and professional growth for faculty.

Application Procedure:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin May 3 2024 and will continue until the position is filled.

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