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Visiting Assistant Professor

Villanova University’s Department of Biology invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position in the general fields of microbiology and cell & molecular biology. The successful candidate will contribute to the vibrant curriculum of the department at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, teaching General Microbiology for majors (lecture/lab course), a lecture-only course in Genetics/Cell Biology for nursing students, and additional courses for non-majors and/or majors in the candidate’s specialty. Visit for additional information about the department and Frequently Asked Questions for job candidates. A Ph.D. required and post-doctoral experience preferred. Applications must be submitted online at and include a cover letter, complete curriculum vitae, teaching statement, a statement of contribution to the mission, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and at least 3 letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin 8 July 2019, and the starting date is 22 August 2019.

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.