Employment Opportunities

Posted: March 11, 2023

We are currently searching for an Assistant Professor in Biology Education.

Application Due Date: April 4, 2023

Position Description:  The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Develop an externally funded research program within the general field of Biology Education involving graduate students
  • Publish original research in peer-reviewed research journals
  • Teach both graduate and undergraduate courses in the Department of Biology
  • Provide service (e.g., committee membership) within the university community

Required Qualifications: 

  • Earned Ph.D. in the Biological Sciences (or related field) or earned Ph.D. in Science Education, Biology Education, Curriculum and Instruction (or related field) with a Master’s in Biology (or related field).
  • Completion of a minimum of 18 hours of graduate coursework in biological sciences.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • A record of publications in biology education research
  • A record of externally funded research
  • A record of interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Evidence of teaching experience and accomplishment at the postsecondary level, particularly teaching pre-service biology teachers/faculty
  • Experience mentoring students conducting biology education research projects

Application Procedures: Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered,https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/41804

To ensure full consideration, all application materials must be received by April 4, 2023. Interested applicants should submit the following materials:

1. Letter of application addressing qualifications listed
2. Statement describing:
a) Research program goals
b) Teaching philosophy
3. Current CV
4. Unofficial transcripts
5. PDFs of up to five relevant publications
6. Contact information for five individuals willing to serve as references.

Questions regarding this position should be addressed to Dr. Kristy Daniel, kristydaniel@txstate.edu, (512) 245-7208. 

Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and 2,000 faculty members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor. A member of the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie classification, the university creates new knowledge, fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares its growing population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world. Bolstered by research with relevance and innovation in creative and scholarly work in a full range of academic disciplines and a spirit of inclusiveness, Texas State seeks outstanding candidates for a variety of faculty positions.