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Tuesday, October 6

Tenure-track position in cellular and molecular biology at a great small liberal arts school in Indiana

Earlham College:
Tenure-Track Position in Biology
 
Description
Earlham College and the Biology Department invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Biology at the Assistant Professor level. The Department seeks an individual who is first and foremost excited about teaching— in lecture, seminar classes, laboratory, and research venues — to bright and motivated undergraduates in a nationally ranked department at a small liberal arts college. The position begins in August 2016.
 
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Teaching responsibilities could include contributing to introductory team-taught courses in genetics and cell biology and upper-level courses in advanced cell physiology, developmental biology and molecular geneticsin nonhuman systems.  Opportunities exist for teaching general education seminar courses for first year students.  Support for developing an active undergraduate research agenda is provided through start-up funds, departmental support, regular access to the College’s Summer Research funds and Faculty Development funds, and through the Office of Institutional Advancement for help pursuing external grants.  Other duties will include advising students and participating in College and Department service activities. 
 
For an expanded description of Earlham College and the Biology Department please visit: http://www.earlham.edu/biology

Experience and Qualifications
A Ph.D. or equivalent is required; teaching and/or post-doctoral experience is preferred.
 
Application Instructions
Please send a single PDF that includes a letter stating interest in the position, your curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and research plans that specifically address undergraduate research projects.  Please also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to:
 
Kim Wills, Biology Administrative Assistant:willski@earlham.edu
 
Review of applications will begin November 1, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.  
 
Please direct questions to Dr. Chris Smith:smithch@earlham.edu
 
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.