Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

Job description

Beloit College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor to teach one course during the spring semester of 2021. The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. or A.B.D in biology or related field, and will teach one introductory biology course in human biology. Depending on the status of COVID-19, this course will be offered with online and in-person components or entirely online. All introductory biology courses at Beloit College are inquiry-based, have an integrated laboratory component, and enroll up to 24 students, including biology and other majors. We especially seek candidates who have demonstrated success in working with diverse populations of students. This position is an excellent opportunity to teach in a department that is nationally known for innovative pedagogy. The visiting faculty member will receive individualized mentoring from members of the biology faculty, as well as ample opportunity to pursue professional development as both a teacher and scholar.

Information about the biology department is available at

Because equity and inclusion are central to our students’ liberal education and vital to the thriving of all members of our residential learning community, Beloit College aspires to be an actively anti-racist institution. We recognize our aspiration as ongoing and institution-wide, involving collective commitment and accountability. We welcome employees who are committed to and will actively contribute to our efforts to celebrate our cultural and intellectual richness and be resolute in advancing inclusion and equity. We encourage all interested individuals meeting the criteria of the described position to apply.

Located in a diverse community close to Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago, Beloit is a selective undergraduate liberal arts college that attracts students from across the United States and the world. The college emphasizes excellence in teaching, learning beyond the traditional classroom, international perspectives, and collaborative research among students and faculty. It is recognized as one of the Colleges That Change Lives.


Posting Date10/05/2020Closing Dateuntil filledOfficeSanger Center for the SciencesHow to Apply

Inquiries may be addressed to Professor Yaffa Grossman, chair of the search committee at [email protected]. Interested individuals may submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, unofficial scans of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and names of three references to: [email protected]

The successful candidate will be required to live in Wisconsin or Illinois for tax purposes. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.




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Posted: 10/6/2020
Application Due: 1/4/2021
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