Assistant Professor in Molecular Biology
The Department of Biology at Rhodes College seeks qualified applicants for a one-year faculty position as Assistant Professor to begin in August of 2019. Rhodes College is especially interested in attracting candidates from historically underrepresented groups and/or those with demonstrated commitment to working with diverse and historically underrepresented populations. Candidates must have a Ph.D. (completed by August, 2019) in a field of biology related to molecular biology and a strong interest in engaging students at the undergraduate level. The person who fills this position will teach an upper level course in Molecular Biology and lab (fall and spring), an Introductory Biology lab (comprised of topics in cellular and molecular biology and genetics, fall), and a capstone senior seminar course in their area of specialty for Biology majors (spring).Founded in 1848, Rhodes College is a highly selective, private, residential, undergraduate liberal arts college, located in Memphis, Tennessee. We aspire to graduate students with a lifelong passion for learning, a compassion for others, and the ability to translate academic study and personal concern into effective leadership and action in their communities and the world. We encourage applications from candidates interested in helping us achieve this vision.
Rhodes College values an inclusive and welcoming environment. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workforce.
Memphis has a metropolitan population of over one million and provides multiple opportunities for research and for cultural and recreational activities.
Please apply online at jobs.rhodes.edu (https://jobs.rhodes.edu). Completed applications will include a letter of application, a statement of teaching philosophy, a curriculum vitae, copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. Your application must also include a separate statement that addresses your interest in teaching at a liberal arts college and how your experiences with teaching, scholarship, and/or service might contribute to a college community that includes a commitment to diversity and inclusion as one of its core values. Review of completed applications will begin March 23, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates from backgrounds typically underrepresented in higher education are strongly encouraged to apply. The online application system will solicit letters of recommendation electronically from the candidate's recommenders once their contact information has been entered by the candidate and all other required application materials have been submitted. Background checks are required before candidates can be brought to campus for interviews.For additional information regarding the position, please contactDr. Mary Miller, Chair of the Search Committee, at [email protected].