Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology, Microbiology

Gambier, Ohio
Feb 13, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Biology Department at Kenyon College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Microbiology beginning in August 2018.

The successful candidate will teach upper ­level lecture and lab courses in microbiology and will participate in the introductory biology laboratory sequence. Applicants should demonstrate the potential for teaching excellence and a commitment to undergraduate education. A completed Ph.D. is preferred, but excellent ABD applicants will be considered.

To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at A complete application will be comprised of 1) a cover letter discussing the applicant's research and prior teaching experience; 2) a statement of teaching philosophy; 3) a CV; and 4) three letters of recommendation. The application should address why teaching at Kenyon is a good fit for the candidate, and how they will promote a culturally and intellectually diverse and inclusive educational environment, with specific examples of past accomplishments and prospective ideas. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon's employment website: 

Review of applications will begin 3/12/18 and will continue until the position is filled.

Kenyon College is a highly selective private liberal arts college dedicated to excellent undergraduate education. Kenyon provides exceptional facilities, an outstanding student population, a strong junior-faculty mentoring program, and a collegial liberal arts environment that promotes success and satisfaction among the faculty. Kenyon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, especially committed to building a diverse faculty.

Kenyon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the College's policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disability, age, religion, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy or state, local, or federal law.