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Biology Quantitative Fellow

Amherst College
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Mar 11, 2024

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Biology Quantitative Fellow

Amherst Campus
Full Time

Amherst has taken a leadership role among highly selective liberal arts colleges and universities in successfully diversifying the racial, socio-economic, and geographic profile of its student body. The College is similarly committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration and staff.

Job Description:

Amherst College invites applications from graduating Amherst College seniors or recent alumni for the Biology Quantitative Fellow position. The Biology Quantitative Fellow is a full-time, fixed-term position from July 2024 to June 2025, starting at $19.33 per hour. Given Amherst's distinction as one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country, the successful candidate will demonstrate the ways in which they bring value to and will work towards supporting a broadly diverse community.

The Biology Q Fellow is a "green dean" position for a recent Amherst College graduate who provides classroom and study support for students in introductory Biology. The Biology Q Fellow works with a diverse group of Biology 191 students and faculty in the fall and spring semesters, attending classes, assisting with the team-based learning components and offering drop-in help and appointments for students in the class. During the summer, the Fellow may assist with the Biology component of the Summer Science track of the Summer Bridge program.

Summary of Responsibilities:
  • Attending Biology 191 classes and Team-Based Learning sections, keeping records, meeting with faculty time on planning and preparation
  • Weekly drop-in office hours or study sessions and individual appointments
  • Q Center staff meetings, work with Q Center director on planning and college training
  • Job development
  • Involvement in campus life and events


  • Requires a BA from Amherst College with a Biology-related degree
  • Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Facility with online communication and email
  • Commitment to working with a diverse community
  • Good judgment working with students and faculty

  • Tutoring experience at Amherst College

Amherst College offers many opportunities for professional growth and development, continued learning, and career advancement.

Amherst College is pleased to provide a comprehensive, highly competitive benefits package that meets the needs of staff and faculty and their families. Benefits are an important part of our overall compensation, so it is critical that you review all of the options to ensure it meets your total compensation requirements. Click here for Benefits Information.

Interested candidates are asked to submit a resume, unofficial transcript and cover letter online at Please be sure to upload all requested documents prior to clicking Submit. Applications cannot be revised once submitted. (Current employees and students should apply by clicking on the Career icon from their Workday home screen) Review of applications will begin March 25 and will continue until the position is filled.

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Amherst College

Amherst College prepares students to make a difference in the world. Our financial aid program is among the most substantial in the nation, and our student body is among the most diverse. At Amherst, you are part of a lively, inquisitive, devoted community of students, faculty, staff, and alumni who find inspiration in one another and in the process of learning.

Since our 1821 founding, Amherst has demonstrated steadfast confidence in the value of the liberal arts and the importance of critical thinking. Small classes, an open curriculum and a singular focus on undergraduate education ensure that leading scholars engage daily with talented, curious students, equipping them for leadership in an increasingly global and complex world.

Offering competitive compensation packages and a multitude of programs and services for staff, Amherst works to enrich the working life and support the well-being of each and every employee.

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