Visiting Assistant Professor and Adjunct Professor positions in Biology

Providence College
Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 12, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Biotechnology & Bioengineering, Chemistry & Biochemistry
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Employment Type
Full Time
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

Position Information

Job Title Visiting Assistant Professor and Adjunct Professor positions in Biology Rank Visiting Faculty Tenure Information Non-Tenure Track Job Description
The Department of Biology at Providence College in Providence, RI invites applications for Visiting Assistant Professor and Adjunct Professor positions to teach courses Developmental Biology, Cellular and Molecular Biology and General Biology beginning Fall 2022.

The department has outstanding teaching and research facilities including a vivarium, a microscopy suite, a cell culture room, common use molecular equipment, and dedicated wet labs for student/faculty research.

As the student body at Providence College grows increasingly diverse, we have a strong preference for candidates who demonstrate a deep commitment to and proven ability in supporting the success of students from historically marginalized economic, social, and cultural groups. Essential Duties Education and Experience Required
Candidates who hold a Ph.D. or ABD in Cellular Biology, Molecular Biology, Developmental Biology or a closely related field are encouraged to apply.

· Earned doctorate in cell biology, molecular biology or related field
· Record of scholarly productivity
· Successful teaching experience in higher education,
· Commitment to inclusive pedagogy, diversity, and equity

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F153P Open Date 08/12/2022 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Full consideration of application if received by: Instructions to candidates
Applicants should apply online at the College’s career site at and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy. Letters of recommendation and transcripts are not needed at the time of application but will be requested from shortlisted candidates. Review of applications will begin immediately. Contact Dr. Patrick J. Ewanchuk, Chair of Biology, at for more information on the above positions. 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. As such, a pillar of Providence College’s Strategic Plan for Diversity involves “intentionally recruiting and retaining faculty and staff who are drawn to, and supportive of, the mission of the College, and who have demonstrated a commitment to the human flourishing of each member of the campus community.” To review the strategic plan, please visit An AA/ EOE, the College especially encourages applications from women and persons of color. Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Statement / Philosophy
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