University of Hartford — Assistant Professor of Biology

The Department of Biology at the University of Hartford has an opening for a tenure track Assistant Professor starting in August 2022. The candidate is expected to be a broadly trained Biologist who can specialize in teaching the Anatomy and Physiology sequence. Additional teaching responsibilities will depend upon the candidate’s specific area of expertise. There will also be opportunities to teach in our innovative Interdisciplinary Studies (UIS) curriculum. 

The candidate is expected to develop an independent research program that can involve undergraduate students and will lead to publications. Service activities including advising and participation in recruitment and retention efforts are expected. The candidate is also expected to demonstrate a commitment to working with a diverse student population. Applicants should have a PhD (advanced ABD will be considered) in Biology or related fields. Prior teaching and post- doctoral experience are preferred. 

The University of Hartford offers the personal attention associated with a small college enhanced by the expertise, breadth and intellectual excitement of a university. Students at the University of Hartford find success in a learning environment that both challenges and mentors them. Our academic mission is to engage students in acquiring the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to thrive in, and contribute to, a pluralistic, complex world. The full text of our academic mission can be seen at The University of Hartford is located within the greater Hartford area, which is rich in cultural and recreational activities, and is a short drive from metropolitan Boston and New York. 

Interested candidates should submit electronically a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of diversity, equity and inclusion goals, statement of research goals and space/equipment needs, statement of teaching philosophy, a copy of graduate school transcript, and names of three contacts for letters of reference to Review of applications will begin after October 15th and continue until the position is filled. The University of Hartford is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Women and members of under- represented groups are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/M/F/D/V.