Visiting Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology and Evolution

Canton, New York (US)
Competitive Salary and Comprehensive Benefits Package
February 01 2018
Position Type
Full Time
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The Biology Department at St. Lawrence University invites applications for a sabbatical replacement in Molecular Biology and Evolution as a Visiting Assistant Professor to begin fall 2018.  In support of our majors in biology, biochemistry, neuroscience and conservation biology, the successful candidate will teach two courses per semester, including Research Methods in Molecular Biology (BIOL 395) in the fall semester, and co-teach Research Methods in Cell Biology (BIOL 252) in the spring semester. As a second course each semester the successful candidate will teach a course without lab in her/his area of expertise (preferably in evolution, developmental biology, bioinformatics or genomics), including novel special topics courses. A Ph.D. in Molecular Biology and Evolution or a related field is preferred; Strong ABD candidates will be considered.

Interested applicants must apply online at uploading all required materials which are defined in the “special instructions to applicant” section.  For full consideration, applications should be received by February 26, 2018. Applications submitted after this date will be reviewed as needed. Questions about the position may be directed to Lorraine Olendzenski at

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

Located at 23 Romoda Drive, Canton, NY, St. Lawrence University is a coeducational, private, independent liberal arts institution of about 2,400 students from more than 40 states and 40 nations. The educational opportunities at St. Lawrence inspire students and prepare them to be critical and creative thinkers, to find a compass for their lives and careers, and to pursue knowledge and understanding for the benefit of themselves, humanity and the planet. Through its focus on active engagement with ideas in and beyond the classroom, a St. Lawrence education leads students to make connections that transform lives and communities, from the local to the global.

The University is committed to and seeks diversity among its faculty, staff and students. Such a commitment ensures an atmosphere that is diverse and complex in ways that are intellectually and socially enriching for the entire campus community. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups, as well as from individuals with experience teaching or working in a multicultural environment, are encouraged. St. Lawrence University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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