Earlham College is a Top 100 National Liberal Arts College located
in Richmond, IN, a small city that's just a short drive away from
several major metropolitan areas including Dayton, Cincinnati,
Indianapolis and Chicago.
Richmond and Earlham have a symbiotic relationship. Through
research, studies, internships and volunteering, Earlhamites offer
Richmond expertise and service as Richmond offers our students the
chance to gain valuable, real-world experience. Our community
assumes no religious affiliation but follows Quaker principles and
practices, which include respect for persons, integrity, a
commitment to peace and justice, simplicity, and consensus-based
community decision-making. Earlham is committed to and proud of
being a diverse and inclusive place most clearly visible in our
student body: 20% of our student body are international, coming
from 60+ nations in 2022, and 24% are domestic students of color.
Faculty and staff also bring tremendous diversity to the College;
many have lived and worked outside the United States, and they make
a point of drawing on those experiences in their interactions with
students. Additionally, Earlham makes it a priority to serve as a
safe and welcoming place for LGBTQ+ communities and has a four-star
rating on the Campus Pride Index. Our community is characterized by
respect for every person and a commitment to social justice. Equity
and inclusion are central to Earlham's institutional priorities and
our leadership is committed to widening the path to an Earlham
The Earlham College Biology Department invites
applications for a tenure track, assistant professor position in
anatomy and physiology. The Department seeks an individual who is
excited about teaching anatomy and physiology — in lecture,
laboratory, and research venues — to bright and motivated
undergraduates in a nationally ranked department at a small liberal
arts college. It is expected that candidates have a background in
exercise physiology. This appointment will begin August 2024.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities Teaching responsibilities
include a human anatomy and physiology course sequence, a
team-taught introductory course in cell physiology, and other
courses that expand our offerings in exercise physiology. The
position includes an expectation to conduct research that will
actively engage our undergraduate students. Other duties will
include advising students and participating in College and Biology
Department service activities. Preference is given to candidates
who are excellent and innovative teachers and have a demonstrated
commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
For an expanded description about Earlham College Biology
Department, please visit: http://www.earlham.edu/biology/
A Ph.D. (or equivalent) in Biology, Biological Sciences, Exercise
Science and/or related discipline is required. ABD candidates will
also be considered. However, if finalized, they must have their
Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) conferred at the time of hiring.
Teaching and post-doctoral experience is preferred.
- Please submit the following application materials with
- Curriculum Vitae
- Cover letter - Address your interest in the opening explaining
your relevant work history as it pertains to this position.
- Statement of DEI – Diversity statement with an explicit plan
detailing how you plan to engage with diversity, equity, inclusion,
and justice in your teaching and research.
- Statement of your Teaching Philosophy.
- Research statement addressing your research history, and your
expected timeline and plans for establishing a research program at
- List of Three Professional References with Contact
Review of applications will begin on October 2, 2023 and continue
until the position is filled. Please direct questions to Peter
Earlham College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks
applications from candidates who contribute to diversity in terms
of race, ethnicity, age, religious affiliation, gender, sexual
orientation, gender identity, disability, and veteran status, among
other distinctions and contributions. As a College with a Quaker
identity, Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from
members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).