Visiting Assistant Professor: Biology

Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Feb 23, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

The Biology Department at Carthage College invites applications for a three-year non-renewable, non-tenure track Visiting Assistant Professor position in Biology with a focus on Genetics and Cellular Biology starting August 2021. The successful candidate will teach courses in Introductory Biology and Genetics with an opportunity to do research with undergraduates. Applicants are required to have a PhD in Biology with a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and supporting a diverse student population.

The Carthage Biology Department is housed in a recently expanded and renovated science center that includes more than $1.5 million in instrument and equipment investments. The College offers small class sizes and the opportunity to work closely with undergraduates in both the classroom and laboratory.

Founded in 1847, Carthage combines an environment of reflection and self-discovery with a culture of high expectation, so that our students uncover and ignite their true potential. As a four-year private liberal arts college with roots in the Lutheran tradition, we place a strong emphasis on both moral and intellectual values. Our prime location in Kenosha, Wisconsin, midway between Chicago and Milwaukee, allows students the opportunity to learn in a professional context. Our beautiful campus, an 80-acre arboretum on the shore of Lake Michigan, is home to 155 full-time faculty, 2600 full-time students, and 900 part-time students. Our rich academic experience equips students with foundational knowledge and skill, preparing graduates to be lifelong learners, and to lead meaningful, productive lives.

Interested candidates should submit a single PDF file including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and the names and contact information of three professional references to Apply here . Additional questions about this position can be directed to

Dr. Paul Martino

For best consideration, applications should be received by March 29, 2021.

Carthage College is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse community. We welcome applications from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability.

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