The Biology Department currently has one open employment opportunity. Please see below for more details
James Madison University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer and especially encourages applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities.
The Biology Department at James Madison University currently serves over 900 undergraduate majors and 15 master’s students. It offers a wide variety of courses for biology majors, general education, and pre-health profession majors, including a 4-semester lab-intensive core curriculum. Interdisciplinary connections include biotechnology, materials science, biological mathematics, neuroscience, and environmental biology. The 43 full time faculty members are engaged in teaching and research in a broad range of sub disciplines. We mentor over 150 undergraduate student researchers during the academic year and in the summer, using support from external or internal funds. The Biology Department at JMU is housed in a new Bioscience building that opened Fall 2012. Additional information on the department can be found at http://www.jmu.edu/biology.
James Madison University is a comprehensive co-educational institution of higher learning in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Founded in 1908 as a state school for women, JMU has grown to a current student body of 19,722 on a campus of 712 acres. JMU offers 69 undergraduate degree programs, as well as 31 masters, 2 educational specialist, and 7 doctoral programs.
JMU is located in Harrisonburg, a city of 46,000 located in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. It is a two-hour drive from Richmond and Washington, DC and one hour from Charlottesville. The area affords many opportunities for outdoor recreation, with the George Washington National Forest and Shenandoah National Park located nearby and the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains to the east and west of the city, respectively.