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Biology Department - Cellular/Molecular Biology, 1-Year - Start Fall 2024

Grinnell College
Grinnell, Iowa
Date posted
Apr 25, 2024

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GRINNELL COLLEGE. The Department of Biology invites applications for a 1-year position beginning Fall 2024. Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD) possible. Grinnell’s Biology Department is a national leader in research-based teaching that promotes inclusion. The teaching schedule of five courses over two semesters (with lab sections counting as 1/2 course) will include our intermediate-level course BIO 251 (Molecules, Cells, & Organisms, with lab) and electives appropriate to the applicant’s expertise. 


Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college with a strong tradition of social responsibility. In letters of application, candidates should discuss their potential to contribute to a college community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values. To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by May 17, 2024. Please visit our application website at to find more details about the job and submit applications online. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), a statement of teaching philosophy, and provide email addresses for three references. Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Professor Josh Sandquist, at or 641-269-4040.


Grinnell College is committed to establishing and maintaining a safe and nondiscriminatory educational environment for all College community members. It is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in matters of admission, employment, and housing, and in access to and participation in its education programs, services, and activities. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, religion, disability, creed, or any other protected class.


An offer for this position will be contingent on successful completion of a background check.


Founded in 1846, we’re a private, coed, residential liberal arts and sciences college located in Grinnell, Iowa. Our community embraces intellectual journeys of all kinds, and provides the individualized guidance to dive deeper, define new directions, and follow their passions across the world. We call ourselves Grinnellians.

Grinnell College


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