The Department of Biology at St. Mary’s College of Maryland in Historic St. Mary’s City invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position beginning August 2017. Teaching responsibilities include Coastal Ecology, participating in the biology core courses of Principles of Biology and Ecology & Evolution, an environmentally focused non-majors biology course, and an upper division elective in their specialty.  It is expected that the faculty member will teach upper division courses that contain an environmental studies focus.  Ph.D. required; postdoctoral training and/or teaching experience preferred. Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution located in Historic St. Mary’s City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., has been designated as Maryland’s public honors college.  With highly selective admissions policies, academically talented students, and a rigorous curriculum, we offer a small college experience similar to that found at exceptional private colleges. The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and by our proximity to Washington, D.C. and Baltimore.

St. Mary’s College embodies diversity and inclusion in its mission.  We create an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences and we encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity.   Application materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae (including e-mail address), statement of teaching philosophy, how the applicant’s teaching at the College will contribute to a culture of inclusion and campus diversity, statement of research interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available), and three letters of recommendation.  Applications are being accepted online at  Questions may be directed to

Review of applications will begin Sept 12, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.  St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Coastal Biologist at St. Mary’s College of Maryland