Visiting Assistant Professor, Biology-Physiology

Job description

The Department of Biology at Saint Mary’s College (Notre Dame, IN) invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology beginning August, 2021. The Department is seeking a scholar in the field of applied vertebrate physiology, with a strong commitment to teaching in an undergraduate liberal arts environment. The candidate’s primary responsibility will be to teach a six-course load, which will include courses in vertebrate physiology and human pathophysiology, with potential to develop courses in exercise physiology and kinesiology. Interest in mentoring undergraduate research in physiology, with an emphasis on exercise physiology or kinesiology preferred. A strong commitment to diversity and inclusion, undergraduate education of women, a liberal arts education, and service to the department and the College is expected. 

Ph.D. required.  ABD will be considered.  Teaching experience expected.  Starting date is August 16, 2021. Classes begin on August 23, 2021.

Please send the following to Dr. Cassie Majetic by March 12, 2021 at the following email: [email protected]

  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of teaching philosophy with Teaching Evaluations, if available
  • Research statement
  • Names and contact information of three references for letters of recommendation
  • A statement providing evidence of your past, present, and/or future commitment to addressing issues of diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice in the classroom and at the college



Review of applications will begin March 5, 2021 and continues until the position is filled.  If invited to progress to the next round of applications, you will be asked to provide all official transcripts of undergraduate and graduate work, evidence of excellence in teaching (e.g. portfolios, peer/chair evaluations), as well as three current and confidential letters of recommendation.

Established in 1844, Saint Mary’s College, the nation’s premier Catholic Women’s college, was founded and is sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Cross.  As a Catholic institution of higher learning, Saint Mary’s College has a mission-driven responsibility to be diverse, inclusive, and equitable. The College encourages candidates from underrepresented backgrounds to apply. Saint Mary's College is a liberal arts college for women with a strong commitment to education of undergraduate women and graduate women and men.  All faith traditions are welcome among our administrators, faculty, staff, and students.

Saint Mary’s College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In keeping with the College’s mission, Saint Mary’s is committed to increasing its diversity at all levels-- students, faculty, and staff-- and seeks applications from candidates who share this commitment.




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Posted: 2/22/2021
Application Due: 4/23/2021
Work Type: Full Time