The Bates College Department of Biology invites applications for a one-year, full time (5 courses, including labs) Visiting Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology, beginning August 1, 2021. Ph.D. is required by the start date.
Teaching responsibilities will include an upper-level course in molecular (BIO331) or developmental biology (BIO328) with lab, and sections of an already developed sophomore-level course-based research (CURE) course involving molecular biology skills (BIO204). Catalog descriptions of the courses can be found here.
Bates and the Biology Department are committed to enhancing equity and inclusiveness of the campus and the curriculum. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching as well as demonstrated success in working with underrepresented, first generation, and marginalized student populations. The search committee expects applicants to identify their strengths and experiences in these areas and describe how their teaching can further this goal.
Review of applications beings immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit electronically, via Interfolio, a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statement of teaching philosophy that also addresses equity and inclusion. Please also arrange for the Interfolio submission of three letters of recommendation. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.
Apply here: http://apply.interfolio.com/85259
Ph.D. is required by the start date
Internal Number: R2215 rev2
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.