Two Full-Time Visiting Faculty Positions in Biology (Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology)

Worcester, Massachusetts
Mar 29, 2018
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Biology at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for two visiting full-time faculty appointments in Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology for the 2018-19 academic year to begin in August 2018.  We are seeking candidates who can contribute to the teaching of courses such as General Ecology (with lab), Evolution, Environmental Science, and courses dealing with specific groups of organisms (e.g., entomology, ornithology).  More detailed information is available at the Biology Department website: (  Visiting full-time faculty teach three courses each semester, with a lab section counted as a full course, and are eligible for travel support and reimbursement of relocation costs within the College’s published policies.  All full-time appointments offer competitive salaries and include full benefits. 

Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching as informed by current practice and scholarship in the field.  Strong preference will be given to candidates who have completed a Ph.D.

Please submit a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, statement on teaching expertise and interests, transcripts, and two confidential letters of recommendation.  In your cover letter, please address the ways you might contribute to and further the College’s core commitment to diversity and inclusion that is part of its mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college.  For more information, please visit and To learn more about faculty life at the College, applicants are encouraged to visit

The College of the Holy Cross uses Interfolio to collect faculty job applications electronically. Please submit all application materials to  For full consideration, candidates are encouraged to submit their materials by April 13.  Contact Karen Ober, Search Chair, (508) 793-3046 or [email protected], with any questions related to this search.

The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 2,900 students and is located in a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, advising, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community. Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium ( The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action in the workplace.

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