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Assistant Professor in Biological Sciences (tenure-track)

Effective Date: August 1, 2020




  1. Ph.D. in Biological Sciences

  2. Commitment to quality teaching

  3. Ability to direct undergraduate and graduate research

  4. Ability to work effectively with administration, faculty, staff and students from varied socio-economic/ethnic backgrounds


  1. Postdoctoral experience in Biology or related field

  2. Background in Microbiology

  3. Successful teaching in a small student-centered regional university setting

  4. Successful experience in directing undergraduate and graduate research

  5. Experience and interest in computer technologies and instruction

  6. Successful experience in advising students

  7. Experience with online courses



  1. Teach Microbiology and other courses based on the departmental needs

  2. Direct undergraduate and graduate research

  3. Serve on departmental and University committees

  4. Perform other duties as assigned by the Chairperson and Dean

  5. Fulfill other duties expected of a faculty member, such as student advising, departmental recruitment and retention activities, public service, etc.

Salary: Dependent upon training and experience; includes excellent health benefits package


Application Deadline: Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled.


To Apply: Send materials listed below to:


            Dr. John McCall, Dean

            College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

            Station 7

            The University of West Alabama

            Livingston, AL 35470


  1. A letter of application
  2. A current résumé or vita
  3. Teaching & Research Philosophy
  4. Transcripts of all college work (Unofficial transcripts will suffice for the application; official transcripts must be submitted immediately upon employment)
  5. Three current letters of professional reference


The University of West Alabama does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability or sexual orientation in employment, or the provision of services.

AA/EO Employer

Minority applications encouraged