Visiting Assistant Professor - Molecular Biologist

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Visiting Assistant Professor - Molecular Biologist
Middlebury College

MOLECULAR BIOLOGIST AT MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE. The Department of Biology invites applications for a one semester appointment at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology for Spring term 2021. The candidate's area of expertise should focus on cellular and molecular biology. Applicants must have a Ph.D. as well as demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching. The successful candidate is expected to teach two upper-level courses (such as in genomicsand/or in molecular biology in the candidate's area of expertise). Teaching could happen remotely or in-person (at the discretion of the candidate), and the position could be reduced to part-time with the teaching of a single course instead of two courses. The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the growing diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching and scholarship. Demonstration of evidence-based inclusive pedagogy, mentoring, and advising a diverse population of students is essential.

Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body. Women, members of historically under-represented groups, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. At Middlebury, we strive to make our campus a respectful, engaged community that embraces difference, with all the complexity and individuality each person brings. In your application materials, please address how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or community service might support our commitment to diversity and inclusion. Through Interfolio, submit a letter of application addressed to Dr. Catherine Combelles, Molecular Biologist Search Committee Chair, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, one sample of scholarly work, and three confidential letters of recommendation, at least two of which speak to teaching ability. More information on the position is available at Access to Interfolio is at The position will remain open through October.

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Posted: 10/20/2020
Application Due: 11/1/2020
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