University of Wisconsin – La Crosse

The Department of Biology in the College of Science and Health at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse (UWL) invites applications for an academic year, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Mycology. Our new colleague will teach or co-teach Mycology courses including General Mycology and/or Medical Mycology, and depending upon expertise, teach Biology core courses such as Organismal Biology, Ecology, Genetics, and/or Cell Biology. The successful candidate may also teach existing elective courses and/or develop elective courses that complement our existing curriculum. We seek an engaging teacher/scholar with a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and with the potential to develop an externally-funded research program involving undergraduate and graduate (M.S.) students.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Biology or related field
  • Prior college-level teaching experience
  • Research expertise in an area of fungal biology

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with diversity/inclusivity issues
  • Experience teaching plant- and fungal-related course
  • Experience teaching core biology courses
  • Evidence of teaching potential/performance
  • Experience teaching medical mycology 
  • Potential to conduct a successful research program
  • Research interests conducive to undergraduate and graduate (M.S.) mentorship
  • Record of research publications
  • Record of presentations of research
  • Grants/fellowships/awards
  • Active membership & service, prof. orgs.
  • Prior University service and community outreach

For more information, please see the online posting at