Special Assistant Professor of Biology

New York, United States
Jun 02, 2019
End of advertisement period
Aug 02, 2019
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

School/Division:     College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Office:     Department of Biology
Full-Time or Part-Time:     Full-Time

About Hofstra     

Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.


Hofstra University’s Department of Biology invites applicants for a full-time non-tenure track Special Assistant Professor position for the 2019-2020 academic year.


Preferred candidates will have experience teaching introductory biology lecture and laboratory courses to majors. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline of biology. The new faculty member will collaborate with other instructors in reviewing, improving and maintaining the curriculum for these courses. Interested applicants should email a cover letter with contact information, curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching experience and interests.

Application Instructions:     

Applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent on their behalf. All application materials should be sent to biology_dept@hofstra.edu, subject line: Special Assistant Professor. Applications are accepted until June 15, 2019; position starts September 1, 2019.

Voluntary Self-Identification     

All applicants are invited to complete the three (3) voluntary self-identification forms

Deadline:     Open until filled