Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

Arcadia University
Glenside, Pennsylvania
Benefits include medical, dental insurance, life and disability, retirement and tuition
June 14 2019
Position Type
Full Time
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The Department of Biology invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track, Visiting Assistant Professor position beginning in the Fall of 2019.  The successful candidate will teach courses in general biology, evolution, reading and writing in biology, and genetics to undergraduates. The ability to engage undergraduate students in research is optional but highly desired.  Candidates must have an earned doctorate, a dedication to teaching biology majors and non-majors, and teaching experience at the university level.

Arcadia’s College of Arts and Sciences offers programs in science, technology, and math; humanities; visual and performing arts; communications; and historical and political studies. These programs prepare students to be leaders in a global society by providing opportunities to exhibit, perform, and publish both on campus and in the Philadelphia area. The campus has a variety of outlets to support the arts and sciences, including art galleries, a literary magazine, and an online journal.

Arcadia University is a top-ranked private university in the greater Philadelphia area that promises a distinctly global, integrative, and personal learning experience to prepare students to contribute and lead in a diverse and dynamic world. A national leader in study abroad and international education, Arcadia has been named #1 in undergraduate study abroad participation for the ninth consecutive year by the Institute of International Education’s Open Doors Report. Approximately 3,900 students attend Arcadia, and the University’s 2,500 undergraduate students choose from more than 65 fields of study.

Applications must be submitted online through Arcadia's Human Resources portal to receive full consideration. Please do not email application materials to hiring manager.   Due to the volume of applications received, communication will generally be limited to those candidates that are selected for additional consideration.

For additional information and to apply, please visit:

Questions can be submitted to Dr. Naomi Phillips, Chair, Department of Biology at Applications received by July 12, 2019 will receive full consideration.

For full consideration, candidates should apply online at, where they will submit the following:

  • Letter of intent
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of recommendation

Application review will begin immediately. 

Arcadia University seeks candidates of diverse cultural backgrounds and abilities. Arcadia University encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. All offers of employment are conditional based on successful completion of a background check.

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