University of Houston-Clear Lake — Assistant Professor, Biology – Anatomy and Physiology

The University of Houston-Clear Lake seeks applicants for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Biology – Anatomy and Physiology position, beginning as early as Fall 2022. This position has a normal teaching load of nine credit hours per semester, comprised of undergraduate and graduate courses.


  • Teach and develop other undergraduate and graduate (M.S.) courses within his/her specialization area to meet the needs of the Biology program.
  • Develop and maintain an independent and active research program.
  • Advise master’s level graduate students on theses and projects as well as supervise undergraduate student research.
  • Provide service to the profession, university and program.


  • Doctorate degree in Biology or a closely related field.
  • Demonstrated experience teaching across the various areas of Biology.
  • Demonstrated experience developing appropriate externally funded and publishable research studies.
  • Ability to teach effectively, including in an active learning environment with some focus on theoretical and applied knowledge of experimental Biology.
  • Ability to establish a research program that will engage UHCL undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Ability to collaborate with faculty in Biology and other disciplines.
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines as well as strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to engage a diverse student body in and out of the classroom.


  • Doctoral degree in the field of Anatomy and Physiology.
  • Teaching and research experience in the areas of human/mammalian/vertebrate anatomy, physiology, or other medically oriented fields.
  • Postdoctoral experience and a demonstrated record of teaching excellence.
  • Practical experience with industry or government.

Notes to Applicant: Applications are only accepted online through the UHCL Job Opportunities website at To apply, please complete the online faculty application, and attach a cover letter addressing credentials and experiences as they relate to the position, a curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy and a summary of research plans. Reference letters will only be required of candidates invited for an on-campus interview. Proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. must be provided as condition of employment. A background check and the successful pass of a criminal history record check is required prior to on-campus interviews.

Review of applications will begin on April 4, 2022 and the position will remain posted until filled. Only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted. UHCL reserves the right to extend the search or not fill the position.

University of Houston-Clear Lake is proud to be recognized by the U.S. Department of the Interior as a member of the Minority Serving Institutions Program and is an HSI: Hispanic Serving Institution as well as an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer supporting workplace diversity.