Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor of Biology: Anatomy & Physiology

The Department of Biology at Emory University invites applications for a teaching track faculty position.

We seek candidates with a terminal degree in the biological or biomedical sciences with a strong commitment to pedagogy and a specific interest in teaching and advising undergraduates from a diversity of backgrounds. Applicants having prior experience with evidence-based teaching practices are encouraged to apply; postdoctoral experience is preferred.

Faculty appointments will be made at the teaching track rank of Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor commensurate with current academic standing and achievement (see description of ranks and terms at The teaching track at Emory College was established over 20 years ago and is one of the strongest and longest-running teaching tracks in the country with over 100 teaching track faculty.

Successful candidates will demonstrate experience and ability to teach human anatomy and physiology (A&P) or comparative vertebrate anatomy, as well as other introductory and/or upper-level lecture and laboratory courses in biology. In addition to teaching, commonly four courses per year, successful applicants will be expected to contribute to the academic life and governance of the Department, College of Arts and Sciences, and the University.

The appointee will join a cohesive group of tenure track (26) and teaching track (14) faculty in the Department of Biology, who work collaboratively on the teaching, research, and service missions of Emory University. Department of Biology faculty are committed to creating a respectful community of educators and scholars and seek colleagues who are eager to nurture and support growth of students, staff, and faculty, including BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, first-generation and international community members, as well as community members with disabilities, among others (

Emory is a highly ranked research university located in Atlanta, Georgia, a culturally diverse city of historical significance in the modern civil rights movement. Atlanta ( offers a variety of cultural, social, and recreational opportunities with a mild climate.

Application procedure:

Application materials are submitted via Interfolio using the following link and include the following materials:
1) Cover letter
2) Curriculum vitae (CV)
3) A statement of teaching experience, interests, and philosophy.
4) A statement detailing your experience and philosophy regarding teaching and mentoring students from diverse backgrounds and/or contributions to social justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.
5) Any additional information related to professional development, pedagogical scholarship or evidence of teaching effectiveness that speaks to your commitment to teaching and mentoring undergraduates.
Items 3-5 should not exceed six pages combined.

Review of applications will start on November 10, 2023.

Applicants selected for first consideration will be asked to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted on their behalf and will be invited for an initial Zoom interview. Finalists will be invited to Emory campus for an in-person interview.
For technical assistance with Interfolio, contact or call (877) 977-8807. For questions about the position, please contact the chair of the search committee Patrick Cafferty, PhD at

Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.