Department of Biological Sciences

Biology Educator

Assistant/Associate Professor


The Department of Biological Sciences at Wright State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor specializing in biology education. This is a joint position between Biological Sciences in the College of Science and Mathematics (5/6) and Teacher Education in the College of Education and Human Services (1/6). The successful applicant will provide leadership in emerging science and mathematics pre-service programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful applicant will be expected to establish and maintain an independent, extramurally funded research program in science education. Teaching may include courses for biology majors, pre-service teachers, undergraduates in general education sciences, and/or courses in an area of specialization.


Candidates must have a doctorate (Ph.D., Ed.D., or equivalent) and either a graduate degree in biology or 2 years of work-related experience in a biological field by time of appointment. Experience in teaching pre-college science is desirable. To be considered for associate professor, candidates must have a record of excellence in scholarship and teaching as defined in the Department of Biological Sciences bylaws: For more information about the Department of Biological Sciences and its programs, please visit our website:


A letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of scholarship and teaching interests, and contact information for three references should be sent to:


Biology Educator Search Committee

Department of Biological Sciences

Wright State University, Dayton, OH, 45435

Tel (937) 775-2655, FAX (937) 775-3320


Or submitted electronically to Review of applications will begin November 15, 2006, and continue until the position is filled.

Wright State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.