The Biology Department and the Marine and Coastal Science (MACS) program at Western Washington University (WWU) invite applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in MARINE MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, beginning FALL 2020. As one of the initial faculty hires into the MACS program, the successful applicant will foster an interdisciplinary approach to teaching and research in marine and coastal science. We seek an individual who is enthusiastic about teaching and who will establish a vigorous research program, focused on testing biological questions in marine biological systems using molecular approaches, that involves undergraduate and Masters-level students. A primary teaching responsibility in Biology will be introductory molecular and cellular biology for majors. Additional teaching responsibilities in Biology could include advanced courses in molecular biology, genetics, cellular biology, and/or bioinformatics/computational biology/’omics. Application review begins October 8, 2019; position is open until filled.