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Faculty, Biology (Marine), Full-Time, Tenure-Track, Fall 2023 (Updated)

Salem State University

Last Updated: 3/18/23

Job Description

The Biology Department at Salem State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track faculty position in environmental and marine biology to begin in September 2023. Teaching responsibilities may include introductory biology and non-major’s courses, a sophomore-level evolution or ecology course, and upper-level marine biology courses such as marine botany, oceanography, fish biology, aquaculture, etc. The ideal candidate will have expertise in marine biology/ecology as well as the ability to engage students in field experiences.

The biology department educates future scientists in general biology with the options to focus on Biotechnology, Biomedical Sciences, Nuclear Medicine Technology, Marine and Aquaculture, and Environmental Biology. In addition, the department provides general education for scientific reasoning as well as basic anatomy and physiology, microbiology, neuroanatomy for the nursing, athletic training, and occupational therapy departments.

Candidates are required to perform duties in accordance with the MSCA contract. Duties include teaching, advising, scholarship and contributions to continuously improve the department and university. The standard teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester. The position is subject to available funding.

Required Qualifications:

  • PhD or equivalent in a relevant discipline (ecology, evolution, marine/aquatic biology)

  • Demonstrated experience teaching at the college/university level

  • Experience teaching traditional lectures, lab settings and online modalites

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with a diverse student body
  • Experience teaching both introductory and upper level courses
  • Field biology experience that can be brought into the classroom
  • As an emerging Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), Salem State University seeks to enrich the faculty ranks by actively encouraging candidates whose lived and scholarly experiences directly address issues regarding the health, welfare, and representation of Latinx populations in the United States. Candidates who meet this strongly desired qualification should present documented activities in Latinx-related teaching, scholarship/research, and service, including community-based endeavors in each of these three areas

Working Conditions:

Salem State University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities. For accommodation information or requests please email

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please apply online and attach curriculum vitae, cover letter, (unofficial) transcripts and a one-page teaching philosophy statement. Completed application materials submitted by March 5, 2023 will receive full consideration, and evaluation will continue until the position is filled.

Employment is contingent upon a completed background and CORI check satisfactory to the university. Internal candidates are not subject to a background check.

This position is eligible for H1B visa sponsorship.

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty, will need to be in compliance with Salem State University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement.

EEO Statement:
Salem State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Persons of color, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply.

Please Note: If there is no application deadline associated with a position, it may be removed at any time and additional applications will not be accepted.

Company Details

Salem, Massachusetts, United States
Our Mission Salem State's mission is to provide a high quality, student-centered education that prepares a diverse community of learners to contribute responsibly and creatively to a global society, and serve as a resource to advance the region's cultural, social and economic development. Our Vision Salem State University will be a premier teaching university that engages students in an inspi...