Assistant/ Associate Professor of Cell Biology

Tusculum University is searching for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Biology, with an emphasis in genetics, molecular biology, and/or microbiology.   This position is available for a Spring 2024 start.  This is a full-time position.  Tusculum faculty are responsible for teaching a minimum of 12 credits/semester, advising, service, scholarship, and professional development.

Tusculum’s mission is to engage our students by building on a rich Presbyterian heritage and a pioneering spirit. Tusculum University provides an active and experiential education within a caring Christian environment to inspire civic engagement, enrich personal lives, and equip career-ready professionals. (

Qualification and Requirements: A Ph.D. degree in discipline is preferred, and teaching experience with undergraduates is required. A master’s degree with at least 18 master’s level or higher credits in the discipline may be considered.  Tusculum is an Equal Opportunity Employer, participates in E-Verify, and observes the guidelines as a Tennessee Drug-Free Workplace employer.

This position is subject to an employment background check which includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable), and credit history check (if applicable). If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. All applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For questions, please contact Heather Henson-Ramsey, Dean of the College of Science, Technology, and Mathematics (

Applications are accepted only via email to Attn: Cell Biology Assistant/Associate Professor. A complete application will include a cover letter that contains a summary statement of teaching philosophy, CV, copies of all post-secondary transcripts, the names and contact information of 3-5 references, and a completed Tusculum University application. A link to the application form is near the top of the web page