The Department of Biology at Colgate University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor beginning in fall semester 2020 to fill a one-year position. The successful candidate will join a biology faculty committed to innovative teaching in the liberal arts setting and involvement of students in research. Over the course of the year, the individual hired will team-teach in a foundations course called Molecules, Cells, and Genes and will be responsible to teach two elective courses in genetics, cell or molecular biology. The successful candidate may also participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum, by teaching a general education course in the area of their choice. Completion of PhD is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire, and teaching experience is desirable. An application with: a cover letter; curriculum vitae; unofficial transcripts; a statement of teaching philosophy; and a list of names of individuals who would be prepared to submit reference letters at a later date should be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/15979. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter or teaching statement how their teaching might support the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Review of applications will begin February 24, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at www.upstatenyherc.org. It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
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