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Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

Providence College
Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jun 22, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Philosophy, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Other Science & Technology
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Founded in 1917, Providence College (PC) is a premier Catholic liberal arts institution steadfastly committed to academic excellence through a dynamic core curriculum, a distinctive Development of Western Civilization Program, and abundant experiential learning opportunities. The only U.S. higher education institution administered by the Dominican Friars, PC is committed to providing a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social, moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Providence College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community reflecting the global environment in which we live and work.

The approximately 105-acre campus is situated in Rhode Island’s capital city and is close to the many cultural and educational offerings of Rhode Island’s “renaissance city.” Additionally, Providence is located an hour from Boston and just a few hours from New York City.

For years, Providence College has been recognized in the U.S. News & World Report “Regional Universities – North Category” and has been commended by several other ranking publications.

Posting Details

Job Title Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology Rank Visiting Faculty Tenure Information Non-Tenure Track Job Description

Providence College’s baccalaureate program in Biology seeks one full-time visiting faculty member to fill a one-year position beginning in August 2021. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to and/or experience with engaging diverse students both in the classroom and potentially through collaborative research experiences.

Essential Duties

This candidate will be expected to teach the program’s required introductory general biology course and lab sections, and an upper level course lab course in the area of organismal or environmental biology for majors and environmental biology courses for non-majors. The position includes health or dental insurance benefits, and the salary at PC is competitive.

Education and Experience Required

Applicants are required to have a Ph.D., a strong commitment to undergraduate education, and be able to foster an inclusive, collaborative atmosphere among students and faculty. Applicants should submit on-line a curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin by July 10th, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Application details are available on the career site at: Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Patrick Ewanchuk, Chair, Department of Biology, 1 Cunningham Square, Providence College, Providence, RI 02918; phone (401-865-2394), or email ( For more information about our program, please visit our website:

Posting Number F101P Open Date 06/22/2021 Close Date 07/13/2021 Open Until Filled Yes Full consideration of application if received by: Instructions to candidates

Applicants must apply online where they will submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript(s), a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and email addresses of three references who will provide letters of recommendation on their behalf. Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Alternate Application Submission Instructions College Information/EOE Statement

Providence College is a Roman Catholic, four-year liberal arts institution conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars and seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its mission. Providence College is committed to upholding an academic culture and campus community that attracts and supports the development of a diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we live and work. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, the College especially encourages applications from women and people of color.

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Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Teaching Statement / Philosophy
  5. Letter of Recommendation
Optional Documents
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