Kenyon College Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology Microbiologist

Kenyon College
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February 14 2018
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Kenyon College

Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology


The Biology Department at Kenyon College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Microbiology beginning in August 2018.

The successful candidate will teach upper ­level lecture and lab courses in microbiology, and will participate in the introductory biology laboratory sequence. Applicants should demonstrate the potential for teaching excellence and a commitment to undergraduate education. A completed PhD is preferred, but excellent ABD applicants will be considered.

Review of applications will begin 3/12/18 and will continue until the position is filled. A complete application will be composed of 1) a cover letter discussing the applicant's research and prior teaching experience; 2) a statement of teaching philosophy; 3) a CV; and 4) three letters of recommendation. The application should address why teaching at Kenyon is a good fit for the candidate, and how they will promote a culturally and intellectually diverse and inclusive educational environment, with specific examples of past accomplishments and prospective ideas. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon's employment website:

Kenyon College is a highly selective private liberal arts college dedicated to excellent undergraduate education. Kenyon provides exceptional facilities, an outstanding student population, a strong junior-faculty mentoring program, and a collegial liberal arts environment that promotes success and satisfaction among the faculty. Kenyon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, especially committed to building a diverse faculty.

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