Position Announcements

Freshwater Biologist

The Department of Biology at William Paterson University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. Ph.D. required. Postdoctoral research and teaching experience preferred. We are seeking a broadly trained Freshwater Biologist with a strong field orientation and additional expertise in development, physiology or molecular biology. Preference will be given to candidates working with animal systems. The successful candidate will teach in the B.S./M.S. Biology program, in the B.S./M.S. Biotechnology program if appropriate and will contribute to teaching of core biology courses and upper-level and graduate courses in the candidate’s specialty. Candidate will also develop a strong program of research involving undergraduate students in both field and lab settings. Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and research required.

Applicants should submit a CV, statements of research interests and teaching philosophy, names, addresses and telephone numbers of three (3) references to Dr. Lance S. Risley (risleyl@wpunj.edu), Chairperson, Department of Biology, Science Hall East, William Paterson University, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne, NJ 07470. Review begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.