Hood College's Department of Biology has an exciting opportunity
for a broadly-trained molecular biologist to join our campus
Under the general direction of the Biology Department Chair,
this full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant/Associate
Professor level begins August 1, 2022, just as the College launches
a bold new strategic plan that builds on the department’s
historical strength in biomedical research and
training. This is the perfect opportunity, at the
perfect time, for candidates who are mission-driven,
entrepreneurial, visionary leaders.
In addition to the responsibilities outlined below, the
successful candidate will serve as the program director of our
well-established Master of Science program in Biomedical Studies.
This program launched in 1981 and has grown significantly as the
college’s formative partnerships with public, private, and
government partners in the biotech/biomed space have expanded. In
this leadership role, the director must be actively engaged in
student recruitment, program assessment and development, and
The candidate must also have a strong commitment to teaching and
the liberal arts and an ongoing scholarly research agenda in the
molecular biology field. Candidates must also engage in service to
the department and college and be an active member of the campus
Based on their expertise and interests, the successful candidate
is expected to teach, as well as actively mentor and conduct
research with students (both undergraduate and graduate).
Teaching responsibilities will include master's-level courses in
molecular biology and a sophomore-level course in cell biology and
genetics. Other teaching responsibilities will include elective
course(s) 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
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 http://www.hood.edu/jobs for more
details, including a full description of the position.
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 http://firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 http://email@example.com
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.
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 http://www.hood.edu/non-discrimination/.