Teaching Faculty, Biology @ University of Alabama at Birmingham

December 7, 2020

The Department of Biology/College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) seeks candidates for non tenure-track Teaching Faculty Position in Introductory Biology. UAB is a Carnegie Level 1 research university and academic health center named the Top Young University in the U.S. in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. 


The Department of Biology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) invites applications for a full-time Assistant Teaching Professor (non-tenure earning).  Primary responsibility of the successful candidate will be to teach a range of introductory biology courses for biology majors and non-majors.  Candidates must have a Ph.D. in biological sciences or a related field, plus demonstrated experience in teaching and in course development.  The successful candidate will be comfortable teaching high enrollment courses and have a track record of teaching excellence as well as a strong interest in innovative pedagogies including online instruction. At UAB, NTE Teaching Faculty is a career-oriented, renewable appointment with an initial appointment of one year.  Typically initial appointments are at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor, with the possibility of promotion to the ranks of Associate Teaching Professor and Teaching Professor.  Teaching track positions are not tenured, but do provide substantial opportunities for professional growth and long-term contributions to education at UAB.   Please see the department website for more information: https://www.uab.edu/cas/biology


With over 22,500 students and 2,459 full-time faculty members, UAB ranks in the top 20 public universities for federal research funding and is the major teaching-research university in Alabama. Interdisciplinary scholarship and teaching is prominent, and the Department of Biology collaborates closely with multiple units across campus, including Chemistry. UAB ranks in the top ten nationally for student diversity, and Birmingham is the largest city in Alabama, offering a vibrant cultural community with a wide array of recreational opportunities.


Applications should be submitted online through the PeopleAdmin system: http://uab.peopleadmin.com/postings/7981 Applications should include (1) a cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) statement of teaching experience and philosophy, and (4) at least two reference letters. Questions may be directed to Nicole Riddle, Search Committee Chair, at riddlenc@uab.edu.  


Review of applications will begin January 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.