Florida softshell turtle, Apalone ferox, photo by J.D. Willson

Biology Assistant Professor

St. Ambrose University
Davenport, IA
Closing Date
Review of applications will begin January 31, 2022 and continue until filled.

The Biology Department at St. Ambrose University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position, beginning August 2022. Expertise in anatomy or physiology in human or vertebrate systems preferred. Primary teaching responsibilities include: majors’ and non-majors’ Introductory Biology courses with inquiry-based labs, Human Anatomy and Physiology courses with cadaver-based labs, and the possibility of additional upper-level courses based on the successful applicant’s area of expertise.

The Biology Department prides itself on providing students with strong critical thinking skills for careers and graduate programs in biology, as well as numerous health care professions. Priority will be given to applicants showing a strong commitment to effective teaching and scholarly engagement, as well as a willingness to teach in multiple delivery formats.


Ph.D. preferred (required at the time for tenure); previous teaching experience preferred

To Apply

Please apply online at stambroseuniv.applicantlist.com and upload your cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and unofficial graduate transcript. Three letters of reference should be sent directly to HumanResources [at] sau.edu

Other Information

St. Ambrose University is an independent, comprehensive, and Catholic diocesan university firmly grounded in the liberal arts and is committed to fostering a respectful environment that recognizes and embraces diversity among all students, faculty, and staff. As an equal opportunity institution, St. Ambrose actively seeks applications from members of underrepresented groups. An institution of 3,000 graduate and undergraduate students, the University’s Core Values include: Catholicity, Integrity, the Liberal Arts, Life-Long Learning, and Diversity.

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