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Assistant Professor in Cellular and Molecular Biology

Providence College
Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 20, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Biotechnology & Bioengineering, Chemistry & Biochemistry
Employment Type
Full Time
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Founded in 1917, Providence College (PC) is a premier Catholic liberal arts institution steadfastly committed to academic excellence through a dynamic core curriculum, a distinctive Development of Western Civilization Program, and abundant experiential learning opportunities. The only U.S. higher education institution administered by the Dominican Friars, PC is committed to providing a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social, moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Providence College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community reflecting the global environment in which we live and work.

The approximately 105-acre campus is situated in Rhode Island’s capital city and is close to the many cultural and educational offerings of Rhode Island’s “renaissance city.” Additionally, Providence is located an hour from Boston and just a few hours from New York City.

For years, Providence College has been recognized in the U.S. News & World Report “Regional Universities – North Category” and has been commended by several other ranking publications.

Posting Details

Job Title Assistant Professor in Cellular and Molecular Biology Rank Assistant Professor Tenure Information Tenure Track Job Description
The Department of Biology at Providence College in Providence, RI invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, beginning August 1, 2022. Essential Duties
The successful candidate should be able to teach the following courses: Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics, Genetics and a course or courses in their specialty area. Preference will be given to candidates who can also teach Developmental Biology . The department has outstanding teaching and research facilities including a vivarium (equipped with a modern surgical suite and ample testing space) and dedicated wet labs for student/faculty research. Education and Experience Required
We seek outstanding candidates who hold a Ph.D. (post-doctoral experience preferred) in Cellular Biology, Molecular Biology or a closely related field. Successful candidates are expected to develop and maintain an active, extramurally funded research program with outstanding scholarship and to demonstrate excellence in teaching and mentoring of undergraduate students.

· Earned doctorate in cell biology, molecular biology or related field
· Record of scholarly productivity
· Commitment to inclusive pedagogy, diversity, and equity

· Demonstrated success mentoring students
· Successful teaching experience in higher education, including development of inclusive pedagogy
· Demonstrated success engaging undergraduates in research

Posting Number F119P Open Date 09/20/2021 Close Date 11/12/2021 Open Until Filled No Full consideration of application if received by: 11/12/2021 Instructions to candidates
Review of applications will begin by November 12, 2021. Applicants should submit on-line a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a research statement. Letters of recommendation and transcripts are not needed at the time of application but will be requested from shortlisted candidates.

The interview process will be conducted entirely virtually. The successful candidate will be provided funds to visit campus in-person within a specified timeframe, if desired. Alternate Application Submission Instructions College Information/EOE Statement
Providence College is a Roman Catholic four-year liberal arts institution conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars and seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its mission. The College is committed to upholding an academic culture and campus community that attracts and supports the development of a diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we live and work. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, the College especially encourages applications from women and people of color. Applicants are encouraged to offer evidence of multicultural competency, inclusive teaching pedagogy, and diversity, equity, and inclusion related experience. Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Statement / Philosophy
  4. Research
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Letter of Recommendation

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