Assistant/Associate Professor (tenure track) in Biological Sciences and Conservatory Director

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Biological Sciences – Hamilton Campus: Assistant/Associate Professor (tenure track) in Biological Sciences and Conservatory Director to teach courses in plant diversity, evolution, and/or area of expertise at the Hamilton Campus, supervise staff and develop programming for The Conservatory, maintain an active research program and seek extramural funding, advise students, and provide service to the institution and profession which may include oversight of the Conservatory at the Miami Hamilton Campus. Position begins August, 2023.


Ph.D. in Biology or closely related field by date of appointment. Appointment as Associate Professor requires an established record of teaching and research/scholarship.


Consideration may be given to candidates with: Postdoctoral experience and/or prior teaching experience at the college level; a plant biologist interested in teaching plant diversity and evolutionary biology for biology majors, while also teaching other courses within their area of expertise; have research interests that complement those of current faculty and that show potential for research collaborations with other Miami biologists; interested in developing The Conservatory at the Hamilton Campus as a facility for teaching, research and public outreach; experience working with a living plant collection and/or public outreach in biological diversity.


Application Instructions:
Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research plans that include evidence of research quality (the research and/or teaching statements should also address any experience working with a living plant collection and/or public outreach), statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, list of relevant courses taught, and a 1-page statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, public outreach, and/or service to

Department will request letters of recommendation from references listed in application. Inquiries may be addressed to Dr. Paul Harding at

Screening of applications will begin November 23, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled.




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