Assistant Professor of Biology/Marine Ecology, Tenure Track

Faculty & Lecturers Boston, Massachusetts


The Biology Department at Suffolk University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in the area of Marine Ecology. The start date for the position is July 1, 2019. Candidates must have a Ph.D., preferably with postdoctoral and teaching experience, and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and research. 

Teaching responsibilities include a core course in Ecology and marine-focused courses, including an upper-level course in the candidate’s area of expertise; demonstrated ability to teach broadly in biology at the foundational level is also required. Successful candidates will be expected to direct a productive research program that involves undergraduate students and publish their research in peer-reviewed scientific journals. Service to the department and the University and student advising is also required.

The Biology Department at Suffolk University attracts many students who are interested in Marine Biology, and the department has a major concentration in Marine Science. We are particularly interested in an individual with a focus on fisheries and/or anthropogenically influenced systems who is able to conduct research with undergraduates in the Boston area to strengthen and enhance our focus on place-based experiential learning.

Application should be made through the Suffolk HR website and should include the following: 1) cover letter; 2) CV with contact information for three professional references; 3) copy of graduate transcripts; 4) statement of research and teaching interests, tailored to working with undergraduates and 5) student evaluations of teaching.  The copy of graduate transcripts, statement of research and teaching interest and student evaluations of teaching should be sent directly to Leyla Yildiz, Human Resources Assistant, at Please direct any inquiries with regards to the position to Ollie Brocard, the Biology Office Coordinator ( with the subject line “Marine Ecologist Position.” Review of applications will begin immediately, with a final application deadline of October 15, 2018.