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

Date Posted
January 27, 2020
Job Description

The biology Department at The College of Wooster invite applications for a one year visiting position in Molecular Biology at the level of Assistant Professor, beginning in August 2020. Applicants with expertise in any area of molecular and cellular biology will be considered.

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 cell and molecular biology, cell physiology or molecular biology/biochemistry techniques. In addition, they will advise independent thesis projects with a focus on using molecular tools 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 Bill Morgan, Chair of Search Committee,

Application link

Job Type