Assistant Professor of Biology- Tenure Track

Atlanta, Ga.
Competive based on qualifying criteria
September 20 2017
Life Sciences, Biology
Position Type
Full Time
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The Biology Department is seeking a biologist broadly trained in genetics, computational biology and bioinformatics to fill a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor beginning August, 2018. All tenure-track candidates are expected to have a demonstrated interest in liberal arts and science education, be able to contribute effectively to undergraduate teaching, aid in curriculum development, and provide service to the Department and College, as well as establish a vigorous research program appropriate to a liberal arts environment. Spelman College seeks teacher/scholars dedicated to excellence in teaching and to the continued enhancement of the academic environment for students and colleagues. Founded in 1881, Spelman College is a private four-year liberal arts college located in Atlanta, GA. The oldest historically Black college for women in the United States, Spelman is a member of the Atlanta University Center Consortium and Atlanta Regional Consortium for Higher Education. With one of the largest majors at Spelman, the Biology Department is nationally recognized for its role in preparing women of color for graduate and professional studies in the sciences. The successful candidate will teach courses at the introductory level and develop an advanced elective in their area of expertise. Candidates will establish their own research laboratory. We are interested in candidates with experience in mentoring students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access of under-served populations to graduate and professional programs in biology or medicine. A doctoral degree in biological sciences or associated field is required. Candidates with teaching experience and a record of publication are encouraged to apply.