Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology
The Department of Biology at Colgate University invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position in Organismal Biology or Ecology, beginning fall semester 2018. The successful candidate will join a biology faculty committed to innovative teaching in the liberal arts setting and involvement of students in research. The individual hired will teach in a foundations course called Evolution, Ecology, and Diversity and teach elective courses in their area of expertise. The candidate may have the opportunity to contribute to Colgate’s liberal arts core curriculum by teaching a general education course in the area of their choice. Completion of PhD prior to or shortly after the date of hire is expected, and teaching experience is desirable. An application with cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference must be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/13122. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter how their teaching might support the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Review of applications will begin February 17 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at www.upstatenyherc.org. It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been a victim of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.