The University of Akron: Assistant Professor in Biology

The Department of Biology at The University of Akron invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to carry out research in comparative or human anatomy. Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent terminal degree at the time of hire with the ability to teach an upper-level cadaver-based human anatomy course (with laboratory) for undergraduate biology majors and pre-professional students. Ideally, candidates will have post-doctoral research experience and the demonstrable potential to develop an externally-funded research program that contributes to the UA Integrative Biosciences PhD Program, including both graduate and undergraduate researchers. The ideal candidate will complement existing Departmental biomedical expertise and enhance the pre-med student experience. Preference will also be given to candidates with specific experience in teaching Human Anatomy.

Review of applications will begin February 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, 3-page research statement, a 2-page teaching statement, and the names and contact information for 3 references through the UA job portal (only complete applications will be reviewed). For further information, visit our website: The University of Akron is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and to the principles of Affirmative Action in accordance with state and federal laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. For specific questions about this position, contact Dr. Ramirez at