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Tuesday, November 12

Job Posting: Visiting Asst. Professor, Earlham College

Earlham College: Visiting Assistant Professor of Integrative Biology

Earlham College invites applications for a biologist with teaching and research interests

that explicitly bridge ecological/evolutionary/organismal and cell/molecular fields. This is

a one-year, renewable up to three year, full-time visiting professor position in the Biology

Department. The position begins in August 2014.

The Department seeks an individual who is first and foremost excited about teaching—

in lecture, laboratory and research venues — to bright and motivated undergraduates in a

nationally ranked department at a small liberal arts college.


Teaching responsibilities will include contributing to introductory team-taught courses

in both ecological/evolutionary/organismal and cell/molecular biology, and upper-level

courses in the applicant’s area of expertise. Applicants who have an expertise in one or

more of the following areas are especially attractive: molecular evolution, disease ecology/

epidemiology, microbial ecology, applied environmental science, and/or fields that address

questions or use methods/tools in both “macro” and “micro” biology. There are also

opportunities for student-faculty collaborative research.


A Ph.D. or equivalent is required; teaching or post-doctoral experience is desirable.

For an expanded description about Earlham College and the Biology Department please

visit: http://www.earlham.edu/biology

To Apply: Arrange for three letters of reference to be emailed (butleer@earlham.edu),

and please send, as a single pdf, cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statements of teaching

philosophy and research interests (combined statements not to exceed 4 pages) to:


Review of applications will begin on Dec. 15 and continue until the position is filled.

Earlham College continues to build a community that reflects the gender and racial

diversity of the society at large, and, therefore, we are particularly interested in inviting

and encouraging applications from African Americans, other ethnic minorities, and

women. Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society

of Friends (Quakers).

Earlham is an Equal Opportunity Employer.