Founded in 1969, Stockton University, New Jersey’s Distinctive Public University, is also one of America’s most distinctive public universities, consistently ranking among the nation’s finest educational institutions and among the top ten public Master’s institutions in the Northeast. Stockton proudly offers the academic, technological, and cultural advantages of a large institution combined with the community spirit of a small liberal arts college. Stockton is noted for combining an outstanding interdisciplinary approach to graduate and undergraduate education with all the qualities of an outstanding employer. We offer a unique vibrant working environment, a wealth of work related opportunities and outstanding employee benefits.  Stockton is committed to attracting, encouraging and retaining a qualified workforce to support the mission of the University.    The University is located in the Pinelands National Reserve in southern New Jersey, about one hour from Philadelphia, two hours from New York City, three hours from the Baltimore/Washington area, and 20 minutes from Atlantic City.  The University’s location, active, stimulating campus life and diverse community make Stockton University a great place to work!


Job Details
Assistant Professor of Microbiology Tenure Track, Starting September 1, 2019
.Main Campus
Natural Science & Math (230005)
Commensurate with experience

The Stockton University Biology Program seeks to fill a tenure track position, at the rank of Assistant Professor, in the area of Microbiology for September 2019. Teaching responsibilities will include a microbiology course for nursing and health science majors (lecture and laboratory), contributing to teaching introductory biology and/or genetics (lectures and/or laboratory), teaching in the University’s interdisciplinary general studies curriculum, and offering an upper level course in the candidate’s area of expertise. The successful candidate must demonstrate a dedication to excellent teaching, and a commitment to research appropriate for a primarily undergraduate institution. Stockton is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and student body.

  • Teaching load is typically 12 teaching credits hours per semester year with lectures carrying 4 credit hours and laboratories 2 credit hours.
  • Develop a research program involving undergraduate students with the potential to lead to external funding. 
  • Excellence in teaching and scholarship are expected.
  • Serve as an advisor to undergraduate students.
  • Participate in service to the university, community, and discipline.
  • Demonstrate, through past accomplishments and actions, the ability to support Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission.

Required Qualifications:

  • PhD is required for appointment as an Assistant Professor.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Teaching and/or post-graduate experience are desirable.

Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 

Only electronic documents will be accepted.  Please complete the on-line application in addition to providing the following required documents.  All required documents must be submitted in order for your application to move forward.  You may upload documents using; Word or PDF

  1. A letter of interest describing qualifications and accomplishments
  2. A curriculum vitae
  3. Short (1-page) teaching philosophy statement
  4. Short description of Scholarship plans and research capabilities
  5. A list of three professional references (included in the application): Name, Organization, Email address and Telephone
Curriculum Vitae, Letter of Interest, Teaching Philosophy, Unofficial Transcripts

Please note:

  • All offers are contingent upon successful completion of background check.
  • Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact: Sharon Hunt, Recruitment Manager at 609-652-4384.
  • In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain positions (faculty exempt) are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.
  • Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crimes Statistics Act (Clery Act), prospective employees may access Stockton’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (ASFSR) is available at . The ASFSR contains the previous three years of reported Clery Act crime statistics, fire safety information and information regarding campus and personal safety. If you would like a paper copy of the report, please visit the Stockton University Police Department, building 71, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway Township, NJ, or call 609-652-4390, to request that a copy be mailed to you.
  • Stockton University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants, visit; Additionally, pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Stockton University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.