2-Year Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

Galesburg, Illinois
Compensation commensurate with experience
January 10 2019
Life Sciences, Biology
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
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Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

The Biological Sciences Department at Knox College invites applications for a two-year visiting assistant professor position in biology beginning Fall 2019. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a range of courses in molecular and/or organismal biology. This may include introductory courses as well as upper-level courses that fit the candidate’s area of expertise and the needs of the department. A Ph.D. at the time of appointment is preferred but exceptional ABD candidates will be considered.

Knox is an independent, selective liberal arts institution with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching in a diverse environment. Our student body is made up of 28 percent first-generation college students, 35 percent domestic students of color, and 17 percent international students.

Candidates should submit:

  • Cover Letter addressing how the candidate’s teaching interests and experiences are suited to a selective, diverse liberal arts college.
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Statement on their research interests
  • Three letters of recommendation

Submission via Interfolio is preferred http://apply.interfolio.com/59170, but documents (PDF preferred) may also be submitted via email to Dr. James Mountjoy, biologysearch@knox.edu. We will begin reviewing applications on February 4 and continue until the position is filled. For more information about biology at Knox check: https://www.knox.edu/academics/majors-and-minors/biology.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

In keeping with the college's 181-year commitment to equity and access, Knox actively encourages women and members of other underrepresented groups to apply. Knox College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, religion or religious affiliation, sexual orientation or preference, age, marital or family status, disability, veteran status, or other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law in admission, financial aid, employment, athletics, or any other aspect of its educational programs or activities. Any inquiries regarding Title IX or the College’s policies that prohibit discrimination should be directed to the Title IX Coordinator or the Department of Education Office for Civil Rights.