Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology (Molecular Geneticist)

Location
Clinton, New York
Salary
Commensurate with Experience
Posted
August 28 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology (Molecular Geneticist)

The Biology Department at Hamilton College invites applications for an eighteen-month position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning January 1, 2020.  Candidates with a completed Ph.D. and teaching experience preferred.  The teaching load for this position is the equivalent of three courses during the first semester and five courses thereafter.  The successful applicant will teach a lecture/lab course on Genetics (two course credits), an introductory biology course, and two additional course credits as complements to the department's offerings. These may include: a lecture/lab course, a non-majors lecture course, an upper-level seminar, or supervision of senior thesis research.  Support is available for research and conference travel.  Candidates should submit a current curriculum vitae, statements about teaching and research with undergraduate students, and the contact information for three references to Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/67523.

Please include a statement in your cover letter that addresses the ways in which you would further the College’s goal of building a diverse educational environment.  Previous experience teaching or working with diverse student populations is an asset.  Questions may be directed to Wei-Jen Chang, Chair, Biology Department, Hamilton College, 198 College Hill Road, Clinton, NY 13323-1292 (wchang@hamilton.edu).  Review of application materials will begin September 27, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Hamilton (www.hamilton.edu) is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York.  Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at www.upstatenyherc.org, as well as additional information at https://www.hamilton.edu/dof/faculty-development/resources-for-prospective- or-new- faculty/opportunities-for- spouses-or- partners (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners).  Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community.  Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits.  Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.