Arcadia University, Domestic

  • Assistant Professor of Biology

    Location US-PA-Glenside
    9 month Faculty
  • Overview

    The Department of Biology invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor position beginning in the Fall of 2019. A broadly trained comparative anatomist and/or physiologist with expertise in vertebrate biology is preferred. Research expertise in anatomy or physiology is of special interest.


    Arcadia’s College of Arts and Sciences offers programs in science, technology, and math; humanities; visual and performing arts; communications; and historical and political studies. These programs prepare students for careers that contribute to a global society and allow students to exhibit, perform, and publish on campus through a variety of campus media outlets, including an art gallery, a literary magazine, and an online journal.


    Arcadia University is a top-ranked private university in Greater Philadelphia and promises a distinctly global, integrative, and personal learning experience that prepares students to contribute and lead in a diverse and dynamic world. A national leader in study abroad and international education, Arcadia has been named #1 in undergraduate study abroad participation by the Institute of International Education’s Open Doors Report for the past seven years. Approximately 3,900 students attend Arcadia, and the University’s 2,500 undergraduate students choose from more than 65 fields of study.


    Application review will begin immediately. Posting will be removed from the website once we've established a sufficient talent pool for consideration.


    For additional information and to apply, please visit: and submit a cover letter, resume and names and phone numbers of three professional references.


    Arcadia University seeks candidates of diverse cultural backgrounds and abilities. Arcadia University encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. All offers of employment are conditional based on successful completion of a background check.


    The ability to teach general biology and a comparative anatomy and physiology course that includes a survey of the animal kingdom and emphasizes eukaryotic diversity and evolutionary relationships is required. The ability to teach human anatomy or human physiology would also be of special interest.


    The successful applicant will engage undergraduate students in research projects, so post-doctoral research and grant writing experience is expected.


    Candidates must have an earned doctorate, have a dedication to teaching biology majors and non-majors, and teaching experience at the university level.

    Application Instructions and Requirements

    Interested applicants are requested to submit a letter of intent, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research goals, and curriculum vitae through Arcadia's Human Resources portal.


    Email three letters of recommendation directly to: Dr. Lauretta Bushar, Chair of the Search Committee, Arcadia University, e-mail:


    All materials must be received by September 17, 2018 for full consideration. The search will remain open until the position has been filled.


    Applications must be submitted online through Arcadia's Human Resources portal to receive full consideration. Please do not email application materials to hiring manager.





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