Assistant Professor, Biology (Cell Biologist) - 1 Year Visiting Position

Date Posted
February 9, 2020
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The Biology Department at The College of Wooster invite applications for a one-year visiting position in Cell Biology at the level of Assistant Professor, beginning August 2020. Applicants with expertise in Neurobiology and/or Developmental Biology are preferred.

We are especially interested in hiring faculty who can contribute to the intellectual vibrancy and diversity of the academic community through their teaching, research, and service. The College of Wooster enrolls a diverse student body (21% domestic students of color and 15% international students); all applicants are expected to discuss their experience working with diverse student populations.

The successful candidate will teach the equivalent of 6 courses, which may include introductory and advanced courses in general biology, cell and molecular biology and developmental and/or neuroscience. In addition, they will advise independent thesis projects in cell biology/neuroscience and/or development as part of the College's Independent Study program, and may participate in teaching courses for non-majors.

Applicants should submit a letter of application; curriculum vitae; unofficial graduate transcripts; a teaching philosophy statement; a statement of research interests; a statement detailing how the applicant has engaged and/or expects to engage with issues of diversity and inclusion in the classroom and the curriculum, as well as on campus and in the broader community; and three reference letters through Interfolio. Applications received by Friday, January 31st, 2020, will receive full consideration. If you have questions regarding Interfolio, please contact Beth Lingenfelter, Administrative Coordinator, Biology Department, at Questions about the position should be directed to Seth Kelly, Chair of Search Committee,

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