Assistant/ Associate Professor of Cell Biology

Tusculum University is searching for an Instructor/Assistant/Associate Professor of Biology, with an emphasis in genetics, molecular biology, and/or microbiology.   Position is available for a January 2024 start.  This is a full time 10-month position.  Tusculum faculty are responsible for teaching a minimum of 12 credits/semester, 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:  This position requires at least 18 masters level or higher credits in the discipline.  A PhD degree is preferred.  Academic rank is determined based upon qualifications.  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.

Application Instructions:   Applications will be accepted until position is filled and will be evaluated on a rolling basis.   For questions, please contact Heather Henson-Ramsey, Dean of the College of Science, Technology, and Mathematics ( Only online applications will be accepted. Send a cover letter, CV, copies of transcripts, the names & contact information of 3-5 references and a Tusculum University application (This form can be located at the top of the web page electronically to Attn: Biology Assistant/Associate Professor