Visiting Assistant Professor, Molecular Biology

Colorado Springs, Colorado
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January 14 2019
Life Sciences, Biology
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Visiting Assistant Professor, Molecular Biology

The Department of Molecular Biology (MB) at Colorado College announces two one-year, non-tenure track Assistant Professor positions in Molecular Biology and Microbiology to begin in August 2019. A review of completed applicant files will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Responsibilities entail teaching six courses per position, including Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology and Laboratory in Molecular and Cellular Biology and Genetics, and either upper-level or non-majors courses in the candidate’s area of specialty, and possibly directing student research as one of the six courses. The ability to integrate subfields of cell biology, genetics, and molecular biology using contemporary molecular technology are highly desirable. Colorado College is a private, undergraduate, highly selective liberal arts institution enrolling approximately 2000 students. The college uses the Block-Plan calendar in which students take one class at a time, allowing for significant laboratory experiences. Research in the MB Department at Colorado College includes: studies on gene regulation, molecular and cellular immunology, developmental neurobiology, evolutionary genetics, microbiology, and population genetics. The department strives to perform cutting-edge research that includes undergraduate students.

Information about the MB Department at Colorado College can be found at our web site:

Colorado College welcomes members of all groups and reaffirms its commitment not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, or disability in its educational programs, activities, and employment practices. The College is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged.

Minimum Qualifications:  PhD and teaching experience required

Applications should include: 1) a curriculum vitae, 2) a cover letter/ description of relevant professional background, 3) a teaching statement, 4) a research statement, and 5) unofficial copies of graduate transcripts.

All applicants need to list at least three references to submit letters of recommendation. References will receive an email with instructions for electronic submission.