Assistant Professor - Biology

New York, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Nov 30, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Summary: The Division of Arts and Sciences is seeking qualified candidates for a tenure track full-time Assistant Professor in Biology. Teaching responsibilities include College Biology, Cell Biology, Human Anatomy and Physiology, and corresponding laboratory courses. Successful candidates must demonstrate a willingness to teach courses beyond their area of expertise including cross discipline courses. Additional expectations include periodic course assessment, new course development, academic advisement, service to the college, and continued professional development. Faculty appointments are for a ten-month contract period and the normal teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Final appointments are budget dependent.

Requirements/Qualifications: Ph.D. in Biology or Biological Sciences and/or related discipline is required. ABD candidates will also be considered. However, if finalized, they must have their PhD degree conferred at the time of hiring. Postdoctoral experience is preferred but not required. Preference will be given to candidates with previous experience in teaching anatomy and physiology, cell and evolutionary biology, and corresponding lab courses at the college-level, mentoring undergraduate research and course development. Successful candidates should be familiar with Blackboard learning management system or comparable systems and publisher provided adaptive learning resources in the relevant areas. Candidates must be able to work safely in a teaching lab, sit and stand for long periods of time in labs, lift and safely handle laboratory equipment, instructional models, chemicals, reagents, glassware, etc. as needed for teaching and research.

Appointment/Start Date: August 1, 2021

About Hilbert: Hilbert College, located in suburban Hamburg, N.Y., south of Buffalo, is a private four-year college founded in 1957 in the Catholic Franciscan tradition. Hilbert is a dynamic Western New York college that offers career-focused majors, including one of the top criminal justice programs in the country, and more than 50 minors and concentrations. Hilbert’s personal approach to learning combines liberal arts with an outstanding professionally focused education that’s taught by professors who bring a depth of real-world experience to the classroom. The college’s engaging, student-centered campus community offers numerous leadership, internship and service learning opportunities from which students launch successful careers while making positive changes in their communities.

Applications received by January 15, 2021 will receive full consideration. Interested candidates should submit – 1) a cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) teaching philosophy, and 4) contact information for three professional references to Christopher Gallant, Chair, Arts & Sciences Division, Please indicate the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

Hilbert College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to fostering a diverse community of faculty, staff and students. The College does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of any protected characteristic covered under federal or state law. For more details, see the College’s policy at

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