Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology
The Bates College Department of Biology invites applications for a one-year, full time (5 courses, including labs) Visiting Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology, beginning August 1, 2021. Ph.D. is required by the start date.
Teaching responsibilities will include an upper-level course in molecular (BIO331) or developmental biology (BIO328) with lab, and sections of an already developed sophomore-level course-based research (CURE) course involving molecular biology skills (BIO204). Catalog descriptions of the courses can be found here.
Bates and the Biology Department are committed to enhancing equity and inclusiveness of the campus and the curriculum. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching as well as demonstrated success in working with underrepresented, first generation, and marginalized student populations. The search committee expects applicants to identify their strengths and experiences in these areas and describe how their teaching can further this goal.
Review of applications begins April 16, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit electronically, via Interfolio, a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statement of teaching philosophy that also addresses equity and inclusion. Please also arrange for the Interfolio submission of three letters of recommendation. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.