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Visiting Assistant Professor/Integrative Biology

Kenyon College
Gambier, Ohio
Date posted
Dec 29, 2023

Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

Kenyon College invites applications for a one-year visiting position in the Department of Biology starting in July 2024. We seek a broadly trained biologist who can contribute to teaching and student mentoring in the introductory curriculum and upper-level courses in their area of expertise. Teaching expectations are five courses per year (labs count as courses), including introductory lecture and/or laboratory courses as well as existing (e.g. Animal Physiology, Human Physiology, Vertebrate Anatomy, Evolution, or Cell Biology) or new courses at the upper level. The department has a strong commitment to faculty mentoring and to helping visitors achieve their career goals. Opportunities exist for collaborative research with students. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. 

A complete application will be composed of 1) a cover letter; 2) a Curriculum Vitae; 3) a two-page statement of the applicant's teaching philosophy that includes the applicant’s plans for teaching diverse student populations; and 4) contact information for three professional references. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon's employment website: Review of applications will begin on February 1st, 2024 and continue until the position is filled.  Please direct questions to Chris Gillen, Search Committee Chair (

Kenyon College is a nationally prominent, private liberal arts college where academic excellence goes hand in hand with a strong sense of community and close relationships among students and professors.

Compensation and Benefits

Salaries at Kenyon are competitive and are commensurate with experience. There are a number of faculty development opportunities (e.g. travel, research funds, etc.) for which appointees are eligible.

In addition to an attractive salary, Kenyon offers benefits for employees and their family members. Children of employees are eligible for 100% tuition waivers at Kenyon, and through the Great Lakes Colleges Association, children of employees are eligible for 85% tuition waivers at fifteen other of the nation's finest liberal arts colleges.

We also offer health and dental insurance, TIAA retirement, and many other benefits, including provisions for a spouse, families, and domestic partners. Details about benefits as well as conditions of employment are described more fully in our Faculty Handbook.

Kenyon is a great place to live and work. To discover why it should be your next home, click here.

Kenyon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and applications from members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged. It is the College's policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disability, age, religion, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy or state, local, or federal law. Kenyon College has a strong commitment to supporting diversity, equity and inclusion.  Please visit our Diversity at Kenyon website.

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