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Assistant Professor of Biology - Microbiology

Hood College
Maryland, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Oct 22, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Hood College's Department of Biology seeks a broadly-trained microbiologist.

Under the general direction of the Biology Department Chair, this full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level begins August 1, 2022.

The successful candidate must have a strong commitment to teaching and the liberal arts, ongoing scholarly research and service to the department and college.

Based on their expertise and interests, the successful candidate is expected to teach, as well as actively mentor and conduct research with students.

Teaching responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, a 200-level course in microbiology for nursing majors, and introductory biology courses. Other teaching responsibilities will include advanced undergraduate and masters-level course(s) in medically-related microbiology or immunology, and/or environmental microbiology depending in their area of expertise.

We seek a candidate with a strong commitment in a liberal arts setting, who is passionate about high-impact learning experiences, and who values diversity, equity and inclusion in all that they do.  Candidates must have strong organizational skills and proven ability to work collaboratively across academic disciplines.

Education and/or Experience

Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in an appropriate biological discipline and teaching experience is required. Postdoctoral work and teaching experience are preferred.

Please visit for more details, including a full description of the position. 

To Apply

We invite qualified candidates to apply on-line via our electronic application which requires a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and undergraduate and graduate transcripts and should arrange for three letters of recommendation for submission to

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

If you need assistance with the on-line application process, please email or call (301) 696-3592.

Hood College is committed to diversity in its faculty and staff and subscribes to a policy of hiring only individuals legally eligible to work in the United States.  EOE/AAP/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer

Hood College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, disability, religion, or age in recruitment, admission and access to, or treatment, or employment in its programs, services, benefits, or activities as required by applicable laws including Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and complies with the law regarding reasonable accommodation for disabled applicants and students. Inquiries about discrimination or reasonable accommodation should be referred to the Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator at Alumnae Hall, 401 Rosemont Avenue, Frederick, MD. 21701 (AD 312), (301) 696-3592.  For complete information on Hood College’s nondiscrimination policy, please visit



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