Biology Faculty Positions Available at Albright College

Location
Reading, Pennsylvania
Salary
not specified
Posted
October 08 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

Albright College is a diverse learning community that encourages innovation and interdisciplinarity.  We aspire to serve as a national model for integrating the liberal arts with a commitment to college access for a broad and diverse population. A selective liberal arts college founded in 1856 and located in the residential neighborhood of College Heights in Reading, PA, Albright is located within an hour of Philadelphia, two hours from Baltimore, and three hours from New York City and Washington, D.C.  Albright enrolls approximately 1,600 students from 30 states and 12 countries in our residential college and about 500 adult learners in our evening, accelerated degree programs within our School of Professional Studies. Our 41% student diversity rate helps students prepare for today’s global workplace, where differences in backgrounds and perspectives are part of our culture.  For more information about Albright College go to: www.albright.edu.

We are currently accepting applications for Biology faculty positions starting August 15, 2019.  A full description for each position can be found on the Human Resources page of our website:  www.albright.edu/hr/employment.  Application review will begin on November 1, 2018 and will continue until position is filled. 

Assistant Professor of Biology: Full-time, tenure-track position in the Biology department.  Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in biology or related field.  The successful candidate will be a broadly trained biologist with a focus in anatomy and physiology, or a closely related field. A background of physiological research in invertebrates is preferred. Candidates must be able to: (1) teach human anatomy and physiology on a rotating cycle, comparative anatomy, and courses in their specialty; (2) participate in introductory biology courses; (3) occasionally teach courses that contribute to the general education curriculum and/or interdisciplinary program in psychobiology or public health; and (4) develop an active research program emphasizing undergraduate student involvement. A strong commitment to undergraduate education and research, an interdisciplinary liberal arts perspective, and service to the department and college is expected. 

Qualified applicants should apply via our website www.albright.edu/hr/employment. Applications should include: 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) scholarship sample; 4) statement of teaching philosophy; and 5) recent teaching evaluations (if available); and arrange for three reference letters to be sent, at least one of which addresses teaching effectiveness, to hr@albright.edu.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology: Full-time, Visiting Assistant Professor position in the Biology department starting in the spring 2019 semester (January 2019). This is a two-year appointment with the opportunity for an additional one-year extension. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in biology or related field.  The successful candidate will be a broadly trained organismal biologist with a focus on zoology, or a closely related field. Candidates must be able to: (1) teach introductory evolution and systematics; (2) participate in instructing a sophomore level genetics and evolution course; (3) occasionally teach a non-majors biology class; and (4) develop and teach an upper division class in their specialty. A strong commitment to undergraduate education in an interdisciplinary liberal arts perspective is expected. 

Qualified applicants should fill out the application form at www.albright.edu/hr/employment.html. Applications should include: (1) cover letter; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) statement of teaching philosophy; and (4) recent teaching evaluations (if available); and arrange for three reference letters to be sent, at least one of which addresses teaching effectiveness, to hr@albright.edu.  

A diverse learning community that encourages innovation and interdisciplinarity, Albright College is an equal opportunity employer. In pursuit of enriching the diversity within our community, we encourage the application of qualified women, minorities, protected veterans, and people with disabilities.  Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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