Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences

Southeastern Louisiana University

United States

January 31, 2022


Thank you for your interest in employment with Southeastern Louisiana


Southeastern Louisiana University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor level in the Department of Biological Sciences to begin in August 2022. The successful candidate will teach Medical Microbiology (for allied health science majors), Pathogenic Microbiology, and other biology courses, e.g., Microbial Ecology, based upon the applicant's area of expertise and needs of the Department. The successful candidate is expected to seek out external funding to support a long-term research program that provides opportunities for undergraduate and MS students.

Southeastern Louisiana University is primarily a teaching institution whose mission is successful education of undergraduate and graduate students. The Department of Biological Sciences has more than 850 undergraduate majors in six concentrations. The Department has excellent research and teaching laboratories as well as other research facilities including a roof-top greenhouse, a Vertebrate Museum, access to the LONI high performance computer cluster, a vivarium, the Turtle Cove Environmental Research Station and the SLU Microbiology Testing Laboratory. The Department has approximately 25 graduate students in the MS degree program. The University is positioned in a biologically diverse region with ample opportunities for research in terrestrial, freshwater, or estuarine habitats.

For information concerning the Department of Biological Sciences and living and working in Southeastern Louisiana, please visit our web page at: www.

Questions concerning this position should be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Penny Shockett, 985-549-3434,

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Doctorate in any area of the biological sciences by hire date. Record of scholarly accomplishments should reflect expertise in microbiology.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Postdoctoral experience is preferred.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS Cover Letter Resume/Vita Copies of Transcripts (official transcripts will be required if hired) Names and contact information for 3 references Research and Teaching Statement

Posting Close Date

January 31, 2022

Please Note: Applications must be completed and submitted by 11:59 p.m. on the posting close date to ensure consideration.

How to Apply:

Click on the Apply button and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future vacancies. Any required documents should be attached under the Resume/CV section of your application. If all required documents are not attached you will NOT be considered.