Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology
Position DetailsPosition Information Position TitleVisiting Assistant Professor of BiologyLocationAppletonDepartmentBiologyPosition TypeFacultyPosition Description & Qualifications
Lawrence University, a selective undergraduate liberal arts college and conservatory of music located in Appleton, Wisconsin, invites applications for a two-year visiting assistant professor of biology (full-time) to begin September 1, 2019. The successful applicant should hold a PhD in biology or related discipline, and be interested in working closely with undergraduate students. The successful applicant will teach at least one of three established introductory courses: BIOL 130: Integrative Biology: Cells to Organisms, BIOL 150: Integrative Biology: Organisms to Ecosystems, or BIOL 170: Integrative Biology: Experimental Design and Statistics. In addition, they will teach intermediate and/or upper level courses related to their expertise. A successful candidate will teach either one course with a laboratory or two non-laboratory courses in each of three 10-week academic terms. Modest funds to support research with undergraduates are available, as is research space and equipment.
Lawrence is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and the diversity of viewpoints and approaches that the faculty represents. We encourage applications from individuals who will help us create a more inclusive Lawrence by: 1) further diversifying the faculty; and/or 2) demonstrating experience with successful diversity-related initiatives, creative activity or research; and 3) showing interest in developing inclusive pedagogy to address the needs of a diverse student body. Candidates are encouraged to read more about Lawrence at http://www.lawrence.edu/admissions/about and to address in their letters of application the ways in which they could contribute to Lawrence’s institutional mission and goals. This website also includes informational resources about the University and the surrounding community.
Interested applicants should submit the following at https://lawrence.peopleadmin.com : (1) a letter of application, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) statements on teaching, research, and diversity, and 4) two letters of recommendation that attest specifically to teaching. In their teaching statement, candidates are encouraged to address their commitment to fostering a truly engaged and supportive experience for a diverse community of learners. Review of applications to begin immediately; for full consideration, all materials should be submitted by July 5th. For further information, please contact the chair of the Search Committee at [email protected] .
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