Assistant Professor in Biological Sciences - Genes, Genomes, and Evolution

University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Lincoln, NE

Posted 11/3/2022

The School of Biological Sciences (SBS), in the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) invites applications for an academic-year, tenure-track, assistant professor position in Genes, Genomes, and Evolution.

A Ph.D. in biology or a related discipline; research experience in genes, genomes, and evolution, as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications; and postdoctoral or equivalent training are required. Preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated commitment to DEI (assessed with rubric based on; the ability to build upon and expand existing research in SBS (; a commitment to teaching at the undergrad and graduate levels; and the likelihood of success at intramural grants, judged by the research statement.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2022

Applicants should go to, requisition F_220197, complete the Faculty Academic/Administrative Information form, and upload the following documents: (1) a cover letter highlighting the candidate’s interest in the position and their qualifications; (2) a Curriculum Vitae; (3) a document with research, teaching, and diversity statements; and (4) the names and contact information for three references. The research statement should be no more than two pages and should describe research interests and detail future plans. The one-page teaching statement should summarize instructional strategies, experience, and interests. The diversity statement should be no more than one page and should describe past experiences with efforts to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion as well as plans for future efforts. Combine the three statements into a single document for upload.

Questions regarding the application process may be sent to [email protected].


Last Updated 11/03/2022