Bard College at Simon's Rock invites applications for a regular, full-time position in Biology, beginning Fall 2021. Bard College at Simon's Rock is a small, selective liberal arts college located in Berkshire County, Massachusetts. The college serves younger students eager to begin college early, with a freshman median age of 16. Bard Academy, our rigorous high school program that opened in 2015, serves students at the 9th and 10th grade level. Regular faculty appointments at Bard College at Simon's Rock are for 3-, 4-, and subsequent 10-year contracts. Full-time faculty teaching load is 3/3 and the student-faculty ratio in our regular biology course offerings is 15:1 on average. For more about the biology program at Simon's Rock, see https://simons-rock.edu/academics/program-overview/biology.php.
Requirements for this position include a Ph.D. (ABD will be considered) in Biology or related field and a demonstrated ability to teach courses ranging from the introductory to the advanced undergraduate level. We seek faculty passionate about expanding educational opportunity and equity by bringing rigorous curricula to a diverse student population. A commitment to contributing to both our College and Academy curricula is essential. The successful applicant will bring research experience and a research plan that can incorporate undergraduate students.
All areas of biology will be considered; we are particularly interested in candidates with teaching and research experience in Cellular and Molecular Biology, and the ability to teach courses in Human Anatomy. We also have a strong institutional interest in Neuroscience, connected to our Center for Mind and Brain Studies, https://simons-rock.edu/academics/program-overview/mind-brain-studies.php.
Applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, sample course syllabus, and the names and contact information for three references through Interfolio.com at: http://apply.interfolio.com/84343.
Simon's Rock is AA/EOE, and we encourage applications from candidates of all races, nationalities, sexual orientations, gender identities, and socioeconomic levels. Employment is contingent on successful completion of background check. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.
Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, mental, or physical disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, veteran status, or genetic information.
Bard is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for all individuals in employment practices, services, programs, and activities.
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