Assistant Professor of Biology, Sewanee, TN

The Biology Department at the University of the South seeks two tenure-track assistant professors for positions in one of the nation’s top liberal arts institutions. The positions are in Evolution and Neurobiology. Both professors will contribute toward teaching at the introductory level and in advanced courses in their area of specialty. The University has a 3/2 teaching load with both lecture and lab sections counting toward that total. Successful candidates will be enthusiastic about teaching in the context of the liberal arts tradition in education, and will maintain active research programs with opportunities for undergraduate involvement.

More details about each position can be found here:


Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2016. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.


Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, teaching and research statements, graduate and undergraduate transcripts (unofficial accepted), and three letters of reference* to:


*Letters of reference may be submitted electronically directly from the referees or via dossier services to Kristen Kleinfeld, Assistant for Finance and Administration, at


The University of the South comprises a well-regarded College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a distinguished School of Theology. It is an institution of the Episcopal Church that welcomes individuals of all backgrounds. The University is located on a striking, 13,000-acre campus on Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau.


The University of the South is an equal opportunity educational institution that is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus environment.


Eligibility for employment is contingent upon successful prescreening.