Human Resources

Visiting Assistant Professor, Cellular Physiology (1 Year)




The Department of Biology at Ursinus College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Biology to begin in Fall 2024 for the 2024-25 academic year. The Department seeks an individual who is trained in cellular physiology and can contribute to courses in human physiology, cell biology, and genetics.


We specifically invite applicants whose expertise is in the field of cellular physiology. Responsibilities will include teaching an upper-level course in human physiology (BIO-306) and teaching in Cell Biology (BIO-102) and/or Genetics (BIO-201) lectures or laboratories. Applicants may conduct research with students in cellular physiology as part of the position but this not required.

With a diverse community of students, it is an expectation of all faculty to contribute to the inclusion, engagement, and success of all students. The Ursinus College faculty is a diverse community of teacher-scholars dedicated to providing transformative experiences for a diverse student body in a highly reflective process embedded in our core curriculum. It is the expectation of all faculty members that they will be similarly reflective.

Requirements and Qualifications

A Ph.D. is required. Teaching experience strongly preferred. Post-doctoral experience is a plus.

Anticipated Start Date

Fall 2024


Applicants should describe (1) their commitment to, philosophy of, and previous experiences with undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts setting, (2) their experience and/or commitment to supporting an inclusive community and (3, optional) a research program that will ideally involve undergraduate collaborators. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and transcripts to Please provide the names and contact information for three references. Recommendations may be requested later in the application process. Review of applications will begin immediately.