Biology-Visiting Asst Professor- Genetics

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Biology-Visiting Asst Professor- GeneticsDate: 02/18/2021
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology – Genetics

Colby College is seeking a visiting assistant professor of genetics for the 2021-22 academic year. The position will begin on September 1, 2021. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in biology and a strong commitment to undergraduate education. Desirable characteristics include familiarity with teaching in a liberal arts setting and use of non-mammalian animal models. The position involves teaching the equivalent of four courses per year, with laboratories constituting a portion of that load. The successful candidate will teach the genetics course and a course in the area of expertise of the candidate.

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, three confidential letters of recommendation, a statement of research interests, and a statement of teaching philosophy that includes evidence of commitment to the value of diversity and inclusive teaching. Materials may be submitted via Interfolio link: .

Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. The search committee is especially interested in candidates who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community. Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes employment decisions on the basis of the individual's qualifications to contribute to Colby's educational objectives and institutional needs. Colby College does not discriminate in its educational programs or employment on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or military or veteran’s status. Colby is an equal opportunity employer and operates in accordance with federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination. Colby complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution’s education programs and activities. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to Colby’s Title IX coordinator or to the federal Office of Civil Rights. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our college.

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Posted: 2/19/2021
Application Due: 8/19/2021
Work Type: Full Time