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Visiting Assistant Professor and Adjunct Professor positions in Biology

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

Job Details

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

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

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Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled

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

Providence College, a primarily undergraduate, liberal arts, Catholic institution of higher education in Rhode Island conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars, seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its mission. The College is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive environment that supports all of its students, faculty, and staff. All members of the community share a responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning experience valuing differences and practicing inclusion. We invite applications from qualified individuals who possess the experience, knowledge, and commitment to work within a diverse learning environment. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Providence College is an equal opportunity employer.

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