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Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

Rhodes College
Tennessee, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Feb 20, 2024

Job Title:Visiting Assistant Professor of BiologyDepartment:BiologyJob Description:

The Department of Biology at Rhodes College seeks qualified applicants for a one-year visiting assistant faculty position to begin in August 2024. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Biology or a related area. Teaching responsibilities will include six lectures/labs per year (labs count as a full teaching involvement). Normal teaching responsibilities will include upper-level courses in candidates' area of expertise and participation in the introductory biology laboratory that covers cellular, biochemical, and molecular biology topics.

Rhodes is a nationally ranked residential college committed to the liberal arts and sciences. Our highest priorities are intellectual engagement, service to others, commitment to diversity and inclusion, and honor among ourselves. Our students live and learn on one of the country’s most beautiful campuses, located in the heart of Memphis, an economic, medical, and culturally diverse center, making Rhodes one of a handful of prominent liberal arts colleges in a major metropolitan area.

Rhodes College prides itself on being a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming environment. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and anti-discrimination.

A complete application will include 1) a cover letter that addresses the strengths the candidate will bring as a teacher and scholar to a liberal arts college environment; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a separate statement that addresses how the candidate’s experiences with teaching, scholarship, and/or service will contribute to a college community that includes a commitment to diversity and inclusion as one of its core values. Also, you must include the following under Additional Documents: 4) a statement of teaching philosophy, and 5) unofficial copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts.

Review of completed applications will begin March 14, 2024, and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates from backgrounds typically underrepresented in higher education are strongly encouraged to apply. Letters of recommendation will only be solicited for short-listed applicants, at which time you will be prompted for the names and contact information for three (3) references. Background checks are required before candidates can be brought to campus for interviews.



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