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Visiting Professor of Biology

Middlebury College
Vermont, United States
Salary Not specified
Start date
Aug 9, 2023

VISTING PROFESSOR OF BIOLOGY AT MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE. The Department of Biology invites applications for a three-year visiting appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor of Biology with expertise in cell biology or genetics. This position will last from Fall 2024 to Spring 2027. There is the option of extending for a year after that. Applicants should have a Ph.D. and demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching. The successful candidate will teach an introductory course in cell biology and genetics, a middle-level course in molecular genetics, electives in their area of expertise, and will contribute to the college-wide curriculum via occasionally teaching in Winter Term. The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the growing diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching. Demonstration of evidence-based inclusive pedagogy and mentoring to a diverse population of students is essential. This position is eligible for Middlebury College's generous benefits package. The successful candidate will have access to lab space if they wish to have an active research program.

Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in both faculty teaching and research. It is also committed to fostering a truly inclusive, open, and supportive learning, teaching, and working environment. The College hires faculty from around the world and a myriad of life experiences, cultures, frames of reference, social identities, and learning perspectives to help cultivate and advance innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our talented and distinguished student body. To that end, Middlebury College seeks applications from people who would contribute to our increasingly diverse educational community not only through their backgrounds and interests, but in age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnicity, national origin, religion, and physical ability.

Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. At Middlebury, we strive to make our campus a respectful, engaged community that embraces difference, with all the complexity and individuality each person brings. With your application materials provide a separate, one-page statement on inclusion that addresses how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or community service demonstrate a commitment to and/or evidence of engaging with issues of diversity and inclusion. Through Interfolio submit: a letter of application addressed to Professor Mark Spritzer, search committee chair; a curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching philosophy; a statement of research interests and plans; a statement of inclusion; and three current letters of recommendation which speak to teaching ability. More information is available at Review of applications will begin on October 9th and continue until the position is filled. Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. Information on our background check policy can be found here:


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