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
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology
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.
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: https://careers.providence.edu.
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
(firstname.lastname@example.org). For more information about our program,
please visit our website: https://biology.providence.edu/.
Open Until Filled
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.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Documents Needed To Apply
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- Teaching Statement / Philosophy
- Letter of Recommendation
- Optional Document