About Siena College: Siena College is a
learning community advancing the ideals of a liberal arts
education, rooted in its identity as a Franciscan and Catholic
college. Located in Loudonville, N.Y., two miles north of the state
capital, the 176-acre beautiful, suburban campus is home to 3,000
undergraduates. Siena offers over 1,200 program combinations from
32 majors and 80-plus minor and certificate programs. Siena
College: Providing the education of a lifetime for more than 75
Siena’s Biology Department is seeking a dynamic, experienced
instructor to fill a full-time teaching position of Visiting
Assistant Professor of Biology, 2021-22 academic year. The
successful candidate with work with supportive colleagues to teach
mainly General biology lecture and labs. The two-semester
introductory sequence is focused on cellular biology, genetics and
evolution during the fall and the diversity of living organisms
with an emphasis on morphology, physiology, phylogeny and ecology
in the spring. Laboratories are taught by a team of
instructors and the exercises are already developed. The
total teaching load is 12 contact hours per semester. This is
a one-year position with a possibility for renewal.
Requirements: A Ph.D. in the biological
sciences required (strong candidates that are ABD will be
considered). Relevant teaching experience strongly
preferred. A background screening will be required.
Additional Information: Siena College is a
four-year liberal arts college with approximately 3000 students.
The Biology Department consists of 15 full-time faculty members and
over 300 majors. Additional information about our department
and facilities may be found
at www.siena.edu/departments/biology/. Further questions about
the position may be directed to Dr. Adam Mason
Siena College strives to foster a strong sense of community and
to warmly welcome people of all backgrounds. We value an
inclusive climate because we believe that diversity in experiences
and perspectives is vital to advancing Siena’s mission. As
such, members of groups historically underrepresented in the
biological sciences are strongly encouraged to apply.
Siena College is committed to attracting, supporting, and
retaining a diverse faculty. We actively encourage applications
from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, veterans, and
others from under-represented groups who may make a positive
contribution to the diversification of ideas and perspectives.
Siena College is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or
any other characteristic protected by law.
Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue
until a successful candidate is selected.
Please submit a cover letter addressing your qualifications to
teach general biology, curriculum vitae, and contact information
for at least 2 references to