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Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

Employer
Siena College
Location
New York, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted date
Jun 14, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Other Science & Technology
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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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 years.

Job Description:

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 (amason@siena.edu).

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 http://siena.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=132229

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