Visiting Assistant Professor in Biology

Virginia, United States
Salary Not specified
Jun 04, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Visiting Assistant Professor in Biology

Randolph-Macon College invites applications for a one year full-time visiting position in Biology to begin September 1, 2021 with the possibility of reappointment based on satisfactory performance and programmatic needs.

 The Randolph-Macon Biology Department is a growing and research-active community of nine tenured/tenure-track faculty with approximately 120 student majors and 60 student minors. Randolph-Macon welcomed its first class of Nursing students in the Fall of 2019, and these students also benefit from many of the Department’s course offerings. Biology faculty are committed to delivering inquiry-driven science education and conducting research with undergraduate students, grounded in an innovative inquiry-driven introductory biology course sequence.

Major/Essential Functions:  Primary teaching responsibilities will include Human Anatomy and Physiology (A & P), with potential opportunities to teach in our introductory course sequence and offer an upper-level course in the successful candidate’s area of expertise.

Minimum Qualifications

Post-graduate degree in the biological sciences or health-related field;

Knowledge of anatomical/physiological systems;

Commitment to teaching undergraduate students; and

Experience teaching biology as an instructor of record at the collegiate level.


Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. in the biological sciences, M.D., or D.O.;

Demonstrated effectiveness teaching undergraduates using active learning approaches;

Experience teaching A & P as an instructor of record at the collegiate level;

Evidence of working effectively with people from diverse backgrounds toward shared goals;

Evidence of success using pedagogical methods that enable students across racial, ethnic, and socio-economic groups to reach their maximum potential; and

Experience with a liberal arts framework.

Application Procedures

To apply, please send the following as a single pdf document to Sabrina Granderson at with “Biology A & P Search” in the subject line:


  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A brief (one page) statement of teaching philosophy
  • A brief one-page statement describing past, present, and future contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion
  • Graduate transcripts (scanned copies acceptable)
  • The names and contact information for three professional references (at least two of whom should be able to speak to the experience and potential of the candidate as a teacher; please indicate the teaching reference in your letter of application). Please do not ask references to submit letters of recommendation; the committee will conduct reference checks by phone.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

For specific inquiries about the position, please contact the Associate Chair of Biology, Dr. Traci Stevens (

 Randolph-Macon College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, disability, or veteran status in its education or employment programs or activities.




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