Assistant or Associate Professor, Molecular Biology, Job Code 742WPU


Posting Date: June 26, 2017

Closing Date: Open until filled

William Paterson University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Biology beginning September 1, 2018. 

A Ph.D. is required.  Postdoctoral research and teaching experience preferred. 

The selected candidate will employ molecular/genomic techniques in a eukaryotic system and join a community of active student and faculty scholars to develop a strong program of research involving students in the B.S./M.S. Biology and B.S./M.S. Biotechnology programs.  Commitment to teaching excellence and undergraduate research required.  Teaching responsibilities will include General Biology I, Cell Biology, and/or Genetics, and upper level and graduate courses in cell/molecular biology and the candidate’s area of specialization. 

William Paterson University is a public institution of higher learning. The University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs which range from liberal arts and sciences to pre-professional and professional programs; it enrolls nearly 11,500 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University is situated on a beautiful, 370 acres suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, just twenty miles west of New York City.

Applicants should submit a single pdf file containing cover letter, CV, statements of research interests and teaching philosophy, and contact information for three (3) professional references to Dr. David H. Slaymaker, Chairperson, Department of Biology at slaymakerd@wpunj.edu or via mail to him at William Paterson University, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne, NJ  07470. Electronic submission preferred. Must reference Job Code in letter of application. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.  Priority will be given to applications received by October 15, 2017.  For additional information about the University visit www.wpunj.edu.



William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.