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Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

Carleton College
Indian, ME
Closing date
Mar 20, 2023

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Science, Life Sciences
Organization Type
Visiting Assistant Professor: Cell Biology and Genetics

The Carleton College Department of Biology invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position, with the possibility of renewal, to start September 1, 2023. We seek candidates with a Ph.D. (completed by the start date of employment) in cell biology, genetics, or a related field, and a strong commitment to teaching undergraduates in a liberal arts environment.

The position includes teaching 6 courses, distributed evenly across three 10-week academic terms. Teaching responsibilities will include a course in Cell Biology with two lab sections, a course in Genetics with two lab sections, and a seminar course in the candidate's area of expertise, and two lab sections in our introductory biology sequence. Mentoring and support will be provided by Biology Department faculty and Carleton's distinguished Perlman Center for Teaching and Learning. The position includes full benefits.

Carleton is a highly selective liberal arts college with a student body of approximately 2,000. Located in the thriving two-college town of Northfield, Minnesota, it is forty-five miles from the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, in easy reach of a vibrant metropolitan area that is home to three million people and rich cultural resources. We seek candidates committed to teaching a diverse student body. Carleton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, veteran status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, status with regard to public assistance, disability, or age in providing employment or access to its educational facilities and activities. Carleton is committed to developing its faculty to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Women and members of underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply, please visit the Carleton College Web site and submit an online application, including a letter of application, CV, and a statement about teaching students from diverse backgrounds in an undergraduate, residential liberal arts environment. After passing through an initial screening process, applicants may receive a request for the contact information for three references, including at least one who is able to specifically address teaching experience. DEADLINE: Applications will be evaluated starting March 24, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.

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