Adjunct Assistant Professor of Physiology

Employer
Albion College
Location
Albion, Michigan

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Faculty Jobs
Science & Technology, Life Sciences
Position Type
Adjunct
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

The Biology Department at Albion College invites applications for a one-semester adjunct faculty position to teach physiology beginning August, 2019.  Preference will be given to candidates who have completed their PhD.  We are especially interested in candidates who will contribute to a campus climate that supports equity and diversity. The successful candidate will teach an upper-level physiology course with one lecture and two laboratory sections. 

 The Biology department resides in a well-equipped, interdisciplinary science complex with state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities (see http://www.albion.edu/biology/).  This position provides an excellent opportunity for candidates interested in gaining experience in the pursuit of a teaching career.  Class sizes are small, allowing for close student/faculty interaction and providing opportunities for innovative, active approaches to teaching and learning. 

Please submit an online applications including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement on teaching philosophy, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and three letters of reference through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/62672.    The deadline for completed applications is June 15th, 2019.  Please contact Dr. Ken Saville ([email protected]), Department Chair of Biology, for questions about the position or search.

Albion College is a private liberal arts college of about 1,500 students, situated in a culturally diverse community in south-central Michigan within an hour's drive of the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, and Western Michigan University. Albion is dedicated to the highest quality in undergraduate education and committed to diversity as a core institutional value. The College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is especially interested in candidates who will contribute to a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. Visit our website at www.albion.edu.

Organization

<p>An independent, coeducational, residential college in south-central Michigan, Albion is committed to the liberal arts tradition. Founded in 1835 and historically related to the United Methodist <img alt="albion_college1.jpg" src="http://www.insidehighered.com/careers/styles/medium/public/images/institution_profile/uploads/albion_college1.jpg" style="float: left; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid; margin: 7px; width: 278px; height: 110px;" typeof="foaf:Image" />Church, the College is dedicated to preserving the values of the past, to serving the needs of the present, and to anticipating the goals of the future.</p> <p>Albion College is nationally recognized for its academic excellence in the liberal arts tradition, a learning-centered commitment, and a future-oriented perspective. The College is a leader in preparing students to anticipate, solve, and prevent problems in order to improve the human and global condition. The College immerses students in the creation and processing of knowledge, and graduates skilled architects of societal change, active citizens, and future leaders.</p> <p><strong>Mission</strong><br /> Albion College is an undergraduate, liberal arts institution committed to academic excellence. We are learning-centered and recognize that valuable learning takes place in and outside the classroom, on and off campus. We prepare students to translate critical thought into action.</p> <p><strong>Values</strong><br /> As a measure of Albion College’s commitment to our students, our public, and the liberal arts tradition, the vision espouses deeply-embedded core values.</p> <p>We value:<img alt="albion_college2.jpg" src="http://www.insidehighered.com/careers/styles/medium/public/images/institution_profile/uploads/albion_college2.jpg" style="float: right; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid; width: 298px; height: 119px;" typeof="foaf:Image" /></p> <p>- An intellectually challenging and diverse community of learners, teachers, scholars, and thinkers who share and promote a passion for learning and innovation in teaching and scholarship;</p> <p>- Our passionate, loyal, and committed alumni;</p> <p>- Diversity as an expression and affirmation of the human condition and as a source of strength and celebration for all members of the community;</p> <p>- Fairness, justice, ethical development, and personal responsibility;</p> <p><img alt="albion_college3.jpg" src="http://www.insidehighered.com/careers/styles/medium/public/images/institution_profile/uploads/albion_college3.jpg" style="float: right; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid; margin: 7px; width: 239px; height: 161px;" typeof="foaf:Image" /></p> <p>- Small classes and personal attention in a residential undergraduate environment where the daily interaction of faculty, staff, and students fosters critical thinking, advances knowledge through collaborative scholarship, respects academic freedom, and inspires lifelong learning;</p> <p>- Disciplinary and interdisciplinary study;</p> <p>- Intellectual, personal, social, ethical, and spiritual development within our local and global communities that prepares graduates for productive lives and careers; a breadth and depth of opportunities and experiences; and, the drive to help each other make meaningful and educated contributions to our world;</p> <p>- Effective stewardship of all our resources—physical, intellectual, environmental, human, and financial; we strive to make decisions that are fiscally responsible;</p> <p>- Opportunities for collegiality based on shared interests for the common good that lead to rich friendships among faculty, staff, students, alumni, and the greater Albion community.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Albion is dedicated to the highest quality in undergraduate education and committed to diversity as a core institutional value. The College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is especially interested in candidates who will contribute to a campus climate that supports equality and diversity.</p>

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