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Tenure-Track Position in Biology

Westmont College - Faculty of Biology
Santa Barbara, California
Salaries and benefits competitive with other national liberal arts colleges.
Closing date
Oct 27, 2023

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Life Sciences, Biology, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology
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Full Time
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The Department of Biology at Westmont College invites applications for a tenure-track teaching and research position as an Assistant Professor in a dynamic department with inquisitive, talented and diverse undergraduate students. An earned Ph.D. at the time of appointment is required, and post-doctoral research experience is preferred.

We seek candidates in either of the following areas of disciplinary specialty: (1) plant ecology and evolution, conservation biology and/or restoration ecology, or (2) cellular and molecular biology.

Teaching assignments for (1) could include an introductory biology course, Plant Ecology/Classification, and Conservation Biology; a strong interest in programmatic involvement in our growing interdisciplinary environmental studies program is also desirable.

Teaching assignments for (2) could include an introductory biology course, Cell Biology, and an upper-division course in an area of disciplinary focus.

Candidates should be prepared to pursue a robust research program that will engage undergraduate students both during the semester as well as in a 10-week summer research experience. Westmont College expects full-time faculty to support its mission as a Christian liberal arts college in the evangelical Protestant tradition. 

Use this link to access the application. Questions regarding the position may be directed to the department chair, Dr. Steve Julio, This position is eligible for the college’s generous benefits package including relocation and housing assistance. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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