The Bates College Department of Biology invites applications for a one-year, four course (80%) visiting lecturer in Development and Molecular Biology, beginning August 1, 2020.
Teaching responsibilities will include lab-based upper-level courses in developmental biology and in molecular biology, and an entry-level non-lab elective course in the applicant’s area of expertise.
Bates and the Biology Department are committed to enhancing equity and inclusiveness of the campus and the curriculum. Candidates with demonstrated success in teaching and supporting underrepresented and marginalized student populations are strongly encouraged to apply. We welcome applications from all individuals with the ability to contribute to the college’s continuing commitment to social and cultural diversity, inclusiveness, and the transformative power of our differences. The search committee expects applicants to identify their strengths and experiences in these areas and describe how their teaching and/or outreach can further this goal.
Review of applications begins April 1, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit electronically, a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statement of teaching philosophy and interests that also addresses equity and inclusion. Please include the names and contact information of three referees who could provide a letter of recommendation for your application. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.
A Ph.D. is required by the start date, postdoctoral experience is preferred.
Internal Number: R2196
About Bates College
Founded in 1855, Bates is one of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges, with a long history of commitments to principles of human dignity and diversity.Since its inception, Bates has been a coeducational, nonsectarian, residential college with special commitments to academic rigor and to programs and opportunities by qualified learners of all backgrounds. Historically, Bates students and graduates have linked education with service, leadership, and obligations beyond themselves.Bates has highly competitive admission, graduates over 90% of its entering students, and over half of its alumni earn graduate degrees. Bates has 1,700 students, 200 faculty members and 550 staff and administrative employees.The College is proud of its strong involvements in the Lewiston-Auburn communities, Maine’s second largest urban area, with a population of approximately 65,000. Bates is located on a beautiful, 109-acre, traditional New England campus in Lewiston, Maine, a lively small city enjoying an exciting economic and cultural revitalization. With an engaged citizenry, lively arts scene, and historic downtown, this walkable city is 35 miles north of Portland, 140 miles north of Boston, and 340 miles north of New York City.