Assistant Professor of Biology - WVU-TECH (Beckley)
West Virginia University

Beckley, West Virginia


West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVU Tech), a divisional four-year campus of West Virginia University (WVU) located in Beckley in Southern West Virginia is currently inviting applications and nominations for the following employment opportunity:


The Department of Biology in the Leonard C. Nelson College of Engineering and Sciences seeks to hire a full-time, tenure-track position to begin spring 2023.


Teaching responsibilities include Cell/Molecular Biology, Genetics, Developmental Biology, and/or Biochemistry. Depending on department scheduling, other courses that may be assigned include General Biology (lecture or lab, as part of a team of instructors), or Biotechnology. Also, opportunities to develop additional upper division course(s) not currently included in our curriculum may become available as student interest and resources allow. Other duties typically assigned to WVU Tech faculty include: service on committees, academic advising, outreach, and curriculum development. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a research program involving undergraduate students and write grants to support this program. The Department seeks a candidate who will demonstrate exemplary communication skills, collegiality, and the ability to contribute to the intellectual and cultural life of WVU Tech.


Date of Appointment:  January 1, 2023


Rank: Assistant Professor


Deadline: Review of applications will begin July 1, 2022.


More information about the Leonard C. Nelson College of Engineering and Sciences can be found at:


Ph.D. in Biology or related discipline, with strengths in cell and molecular biology, developmental biology, or genetics. Excellent oral and written communication skills and a commitment to undergraduate teaching and mentoring are required.


  • Letter of interest
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Unofficial copies of all transcripts
  • Statement of undergraduate teaching philosophy
  • Contact information for 3 references including telephone and email address

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At West Virginia University, we leverage our talents and resources to create a better future for our state and the world. As West Virginia's land-grant university, WVU has three campuses that touch each corner of the state. The WVU System includes 518 buildings on 15,880 acres, Extension Service offices in all 55 counties, ten experimental farms and four forests.

From the groundbreaking R1 research of our flagship campus in Morgantown to the career-oriented programs of WVU Potomac State in Keyser to the technology-intensive programs at WVU Tech in Beckley - the contributions of WVU employees directly impact the 1.8 million people of West Virginia every day, no matter their role or position. Service, curiosity, respect, accountability, and appreciation are the core values that unite Mountaineers, inspiring one another to work tirelessly and support others as they seek to reach new heights. After all, when you're a Mountaineer, impossible is just another mountain to climb. To learn more about West Virginia University, visit View current career opportunities at

West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.

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