Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

Oberlin, Ohio
Compensation will be commensurate based on qualifications and years of experience.
December 14 2018
Life Sciences, Biology
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The Biology Department at Oberlin College invites applications for a full-time non-continuing faculty position in the College of Arts and Sciences. Appointment to this position will be for a term of one year, beginning July 2019, and will carry the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor.

The incumbent will teach a total of five courses in the general areas of molecular and evolutionary biology. The successful candidate will be able to teach our introductory lecture and lab courses in molecular and cell biology and upper-level courses in molecular evolution, molecular ecology, evolutionary ecology, disease ecology, microbial evolution/ecology, or related areas.

Among the qualifications required for appointment is the Ph.D degree in hand or expected by first semester of academic year 2019. Candidates must demonstrate interest and potential excellence in undergraduate teaching. Successful teaching experience at the college level is desirable.

To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at A complete application will be comprised of 1) a Cover Letter that includes an articulation of the applicant’s teaching philosophy and areas of expertise; 2) a Curriculum Vitae; 3) Unofficial graduate transcripts; and, 4) Letters of Reference from three (3) recommenders.* All application materials must be submitted electronically through Oberlin College and Conservatory’s online application process at:

Review of applications will begin on January 4th 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by the January 4th 2019 deadline will be guaranteed full consideration.

Questions about the position can be addressed to: or Keith Tarvin, Chair of Biology, at 440-775-8306.