Appalachian State University, Boone, NC: Assistant Professor of Evolutionary Developmental Biology

Posted on December 6, 2022
Expires: March 06, 2023

The Department of Biology at Appalachian State University seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor with teaching and research interests in Evolutionary Developmental Biology. We welcome applications from candidates who take cellular, molecular, and/or comparative approaches to understanding stem cell biology, organogenesis, morphogenesis, or tissue regeneration. We have a particular interest in candidates who work with invertebrate animal model or non-model organisms using techniques such as light/electron microscopy or omics approaches to answer fundamental biological questions. The candidate will have the opportunity to foster collaborations within the department and contribute to our new Integrative Biology concentration. The candidate must also demonstrate a commitment to excellence in research, teaching and service at a comprehensive university. Teaching responsibilities will include Developmental Biology, Introduction to Zoology, participation in the Introductory Biology sequence for majors, and an advanced course in the candidate’s area of expertise. The successful candidate is expected to develop a research program that is competitive for external funding and involves undergraduate and master’s students. Please apply and submit all below-required documents electronically through Appalachian State University’s Job Board:  a cover letter, curriculum vitae, separate statements of research interest and teaching philosophy (2 pages each), contact information for at least 3 references (name, address, telephone, email), and a diversity statement (1-2 pages) that articulates (1) your education, training, and professional experience with diversity, equity, and inclusion work, and (2) your plans for supporting the University’s diversity, equity, and inclusion mission. Inquiries about the position should be directed to the Chairs of the Search Committee: Dr. Mary Kinkel (, (828) 262-6907) and Dr. Matt Estep ( ).

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