Dickinson College: Assistant Professor of Biology

Posted on October 14, 2021
Expires: November 05, 2021
The Department of Biology at Dickinson College invites applications for a tenure-track position in integrative organismal biology/neurobiology at the assistant professor level beginning in the fall semester 2022, pending funding approval. Applicants should have completed a Ph.D., with postdoctoral training preferred, and exhibit a strong commitment to teaching, student/faculty research, and service in an undergraduate liberal arts environment. The teaching load is five course equivalents per academic year and teaching responsibilities include introductory and intermediate courses in organisms, populations and ecosystems, and advanced courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. This position will also contribute to our interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program.
Dickinson College is a highly selective four-year, independent liberal arts college with approximately 2,300 students. It is located in historic Carlisle, Pennsylvania, which is 20 miles west of Harrisburg and a two-hour drive from Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia. The Biology Department prides itself on fostering meaningful student/faculty interactions, implementing innovative teaching pedagogy, and promoting student/faculty research.
The college is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. The ability to create inclusive learning environments for an increasingly diverse student body will be an important characteristic of the successful candidate. Although we encourage applications from all qualified persons, priority will be given to candidates with the potential to contribute to institutional goals related to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion.
Interested candidates should apply for this position electronically via https://jobs.dickinson.edu/postings/6025. Applications must include a cover letter, C.V., separate statements on teaching philosophy, research interests, and contribution to diversity, and three letters of recommendation. Candidates are also encouraged to include sample syllabi, teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching effectiveness. Review of applicants will begin October 11, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.
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