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Lecture Track Faculty positions

Job Number: 103517

Job Type: Regular Full-Time

Standard Hours: 40 Std Hours = 1.00 FTE

Job Category: Faculty / Faculty Equivalent


The Department of Biology at Emory University invites applications for three lecture track faculty positions.  We seek candidates with a Ph.D. in the biological sciences with a strong commitment to pedagogy and a specific interest in teaching and advising undergraduates from a diversity of backgrounds. Applicants having prior experience with evidence-based teaching practices are encouraged to apply; postdoctoral experience is preferred.

Faculty appointments will be made at the lecture track rank of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer commensurate with current academic standing and achievement (see description of ranks and terms at Established over 20 years ago, Emory College has one of the strongest and longest-running teaching tracks in the country with over 100 lecture track faculty.

Successful candidates will demonstrate experience and ability to teach introductory biology and/or upper level lecture and lab courses including, but not limited to, comparative vertebrate anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, or genetics. In addition to teaching, commonly four courses per year, successful applicants will be expected to contribute to the academic life and governance of the Department, College of Arts and Sciences, and the University. 

The appointee will join a cohesive group of tenure track (27) and lecture track (11) faculty working collaboratively in the teaching, research, and service missions of Emory University. Department of Biology faculty are committed to creating a respectful community of educators and scholars and seek colleagues who are eager to nurture and support growth of students, staff, and faculty, including BIPOC, LGBTQ+, first generation and international community members, as well as community members with disabilities, among others (

Emory is a top 20 research university located in Atlanta, a culturally diverse city of historical significance in the modern civil rights movement. Atlanta ( offers a variety of cultural, social, and recreational opportunities with a mild climate.

Application procedure:
Application materials are submitted via Interfolio using the following link and include the following materials:
1) Cover letter
2) Curriculum vitae (CV)
3) A statement of teaching experience, interests and philosophy.
4) A statement detailing your experience and philosophy regarding teaching and mentoring students from diverse backgrounds and/or contributions to social justice, equity, diversity and inclusion.¿
5) Any additional information related to professional development, pedagogical scholarship or evidence of teaching effectiveness that speaks to your commitment to teaching and mentoring of undergraduates. 
Items 3-5 should not exceed six pages combined.

Review of applications will start April 1, 2022; to ensure full consideration, all materials should be received by May 1, 2022.

For technical assistance with Interfolio, contact or call (877) 977-8807. For questions about the position, please contact the chair of the search committee Patrick Cafferty, PhD at

Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Facilities Planning Coordinator

Job Number: 85395

Job Type: Regular Full-Time

Standard Hours: 40 Std Hours = 1.00 FTE

Job Category: Facility Support & Building Maintenance


The Facilities Services Coordinator will assist the Senior Facilities Manager in monitoring, repairing, and replacing scientific equipment for the Department of Biology.

Lead Research Specialist - Biology

Job Number: 77309

Job Type: Regular Full-Time

Standard Hours: 40 Std Hours = 1.00 FTE

Job Category: Laboratory


The Jaeger lab in the Department of Biology is looking for a Lead Research Specialist. Our lab provides an exciting federally funded research program in the area of neurophysiology of motor control. The position involves maintaining smooth lab operations and carrying out neuroscience experiments with behaving mice and mouse brains. The successful candidate will be able to commit to this position for at least 2 years with satisfactory performance and will have prior experience in rodent handling and rodent brain surgery, as well as basic research administration. Computer skills to maintain databases are also important. The pay level will be commensurate with prior experience. Will participate in laboratory maintenance activities such as sterilization and cleaning of equipment, ordering of supplies, inventory, and media preparation. Maintains records, files, and logs of work performed in laboratory notebooks and computer databases.

Post Doctoral Fellow - Biology

Job Number: 88448

Job Type: Regular Full-Time

Standard Hours: 40 Std Hours = 1.00 FTE

Job Category: Laboratory


The Martinez Laboratory at Emory University seeks a postdoctoral scientist to perform time series analysis, statistical modeling, and network analysis relating to biological rhythms (i.e., circadian and seasonal cycles) in physiology and evolutionary immunology. This position has the option of being remote, in-person, or hybrid.


Post Doctoral Fellow - Department of Biology

Job Number: 80359

Job Type: Regular Full-Time

Standard Hours: 40 Std Hours = 1.00 FTE

Job Category: Laboratory


The Sober Lab seeks a postdoctoral fellow to study motor control and the biomechanics of sound production in songbirds and rodents. The positions will be part of an interdisciplinary, international consortium consisting of three nodes: the Sober Lab at Emory University (Atlanta, USA), the Vocal Neuromechanics Lab at the Department of Biology at the University of Southern Denmark (SDU, Odense, Denmark), and the Complex Flow Modeling and Simulation Lab at the University of Maine (Orono, USA). The open position is located in Atlanta, USA, but the applicant will receive mentorship from and (post-pandemic) travel between all three research nodes.  

Please contact Dr Samuel Sober ( for more information.

Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Statement

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination.

Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).