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The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Delaware (UD) invites applications for a Continuing Track (CT) faculty position (non-tenure track) at the rank of Assistant Professor to teach lecture courses and experimental laboratory courses in areas including Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Development or Physiology beginning September 1st, 2019. One of the oldest institutions of higher education in this country, UD offers students the latest in instructional and research technology combined with the rich tradition of the institution. A Land-Grant, Sea-Grant, Urban-Grant and Space-Grant institution, UD is located in Newark, DE on the I-95 corridor, halfway between Washington, DC and New York City. Visit our website ( for more information about the Department of Biological Sciences and UD.

Teaching duties will include upper level lecture courses and experimental laboratory courses. Responsibilities include course development and delivery, curriculum and administrative tasks, student advising, and Department, College and University service. The successful candidate is expected to excel at teaching and mentoring students who are broadly diverse in regards to race, ethnicity, gender, and sexual orientation. Minimum qualifications for the position are a completed Ph.D. in Biological Sciences and a demonstration of teaching interest and experience.

This position offers a strong, supportive setting for teaching in the environment of an active research Department. As with tenure-track faculty, CT faculty members are provided with training opportunities, are eligible for promotion and sabbaticals, and receive full and generous benefits as part of their compensation package.

Using the Interfolio® online system at UD, by submitting the following: 1. Cover letter, 2. Curriculum vitae, including documentation of teaching experience, 3. Teaching philosophy, including a description of future teaching interests, 4. a description of your research experience and interests, and how these relate to your teaching, and 5. Names and contact information for three references. For questions about the position contact Dr. Jennifer Nauen, Chair Faculty Search Committee (email Questions about application submission are directed to Melanie Stille, Administration Assistant ( Review of applications will begin upon receipt and continue until October 7, 2018 for full consideration. The position will remain open until filled.