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University of North Carolina Wilmington: Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Integrative Biology

(posted 2017-10-24)

The Department of Biology and Marine Biology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Integrative Biology beginning in August 2018. Desired areas of expertise include, but are not limited to, Functional Morphology, Comparative Physiology, Ecological Physiology, Evolution and Development. Resources and facilities will support research from molecular to ecosystem levels of organization. The primary teaching assignment will be in our Human Anatomy and Physiology course sequence. The successful candidate may also contribute to other courses, such as Animal Physiology, Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy, or upper level courses related to his/her research expertise. Candidates must have a Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience. Successful applicants will be expected to maintain a vigorous, extramurally-funded research program involving undergraduate and graduate students.

The department has an excellent record of faculty development and mentorship, and is committed to assisting new faculty to succeed. The department is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Graduate curricula in the department include M.S. programs in Biology and Marine Biology, as well as a Ph.D. program in Marine Biology. Preference will be given to candidates able to complement existing disciplinary strengths and leverage departmental facilities. Excellent support for research is provided in departmental facilities on campus ( and at the CREST Research Park (, including the Center for Marine Science, Shellfish Research Hatchery, and Biotechnology Center.

Full applicant instructions can be found at Dual career couples are welcome to apply, and we encourage all job seekers to visit to learn about other openings in our department and at UNCW. Questions regarding the application process can be directed to Ms. Debbie Cronin (, while questions regarding the position can be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Richard Satterlie ( The priority consideration date is November 1, 2017, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

UNCW actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic, or other minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.