Rhodes College: Assistant Professor in Biology, Comparative Vertebrate Morphology/Anatomy

Posted on September 8, 2021
Expires: December 08, 2021

The Department of Biology at Rhodes College seeks qualified applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in Comparative Vertebrate Morphology/Anatomy to begin in August of 2022. Rhodes College believes that diversity and inclusion are critical to our success as an institution, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. Furthermore, Rhodes College is committed to supporting the work-life balance of its faculty. Candidates must have a Ph.D., research experience in comparative vertebrate morphology /anatomy, and a commitment to undergraduate teaching and research. Laboratory start-up funds will be provided to support the expected development of a productive research program. The teaching responsibility of five courses per year (labs are counted as a full course) will normally include a course in the area of comparative vertebrate morphology/anatomy (and associated laboratory) for Biology majors. Other teaching opportunities may include participation in the introductory biology course covering organismal biology, Senior Seminar, a course for non-science majors, or an additional course in the candidate’s area of specialty. Rhodes’ location provides opportunities for research collaboration with investigators at several institutions, including St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, the Memphis Zoo, and the Wolf River Conservancy. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to participate in the interdisciplinary programs of the College including Neuroscience, Environmental Science, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, and Biomathematics. We encourage applications from individuals whose interests go beyond traditional disciplinary boundaries.

Rhodes is a nationally ranked residential college committed to the liberal arts and sciences. Our highest priorities are intellectual engagement, service to others, commitment to diversity and inclusion, and honor among ourselves. Our students live and learn on one of the country’s most beautiful campuses, located in the heart of Memphis, an economic, medical, and culturally diverse center, making Rhodes one of a handful of prominent liberal arts colleges in a major metropolitan  area.

Rhodes College prides itself on being a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming environment. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and anti-discrimination. For a complete job description and to apply online, please visit https://jobs.rhodes.edu

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