Villanova University’s Department of Biology invites applications for a Tenure-Track ASSISTANT PROFESSOR position, beginning August 2022. Research in the Department ranges from molecules to ecosystems. We encourage applications from ORGANISMAL BIOLOGISTS who work in any one of a variety of sub-disciplines. Our new colleague will establish a productive research program, integrate undergraduate and graduate students in their research, actively seek extramural funding, and contribute to the vibrant curriculum of the department at both the undergraduate and graduate (Master’s) levels. In addition to pursuing an outstanding research program, the successful candidate will be expected to provide effective instruction and advising to a diverse population of undergraduate and graduate students. We seek candidates whose research, teaching and/or service has prepared them to contribute to our department’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Applicants should have a Ph.D. and post-doctoral experience. Review of applications will begin 15 January 2022 and will continue until position filled.


Visit the Biology Homepage ( for additional information about the department and for Frequently Asked Questions for job candidates, including the departmental and university mission statements, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion statements, and policies and guidelines for rank and tenure evaluations. Applications must be submitted online at and include a cover letter, complete curriculum vitae, teaching statement, plan of proposed research, statement regarding diversity, equity and inclusion, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. The successful candidate will receive a start-up package. Starting date is expected to be August 2022. Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity, equity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.