Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology (Molecular or Cellular)

Colgate University
Hamilton, New York
January 03 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type

The Department of Biology at Colgate University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor to start August 2017 to fill a one-year position. The successful candidate will join a biology faculty committed to innovative teaching in the liberal arts setting and involvement of students in research. The individual hired will teach in a foundations course called Molecules, Cells, and Genes, an elective course in gene expression, and an additional elective course in their area of expertise. The candidate may have the opportunity to contribute to Colgate’s liberal arts core curriculum by teaching a general education course in the area of their choice. Completion of PhD is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire, and teaching experience is desirable. An application with cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference must be submitted through Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter how their teaching might support the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.  Review of applications will begin February 17 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.