Gustavus Adolphus College: Visiting Assistant Professor of Genetics

Position Details:

Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time, one-year position of Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology to begin September 1, 2019.

Institution Information:

Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2200 students. We are committed to fostering a community that embodies the value of a liberal arts education rooted in heritage and boldly open to insight. The Gustavus Acts strategic plan renews our commitment to equipping students to lead purposeful lives and to act on the great challenges of our time by diversifying and expanding the Gustavus community and delivering a distinctive and integrated liberal arts education. We seek employees who are committed to and will actively contribute to our efforts to celebrate cultural and intellectual richness and be resolute in advancing inclusion and equity.

The Department of Biology graduates an average of 60 majors each year and focuses on the preparation of students for post-graduate professional and graduate programs in biology, biochemistry, neuroscience, and environmental and health-related fields. Students are engaged in research experiences both within and outside of classes. Additional information is available at:

Major/Essential Functions:

Gustavus faculty engage in teaching, scholarly research, and service to the college and department. Primary teaching responsibilities will include a non-majors biology course and an introductory general biology course, both with labs, in the fall semester, and in spring semester, a 300-level molecular genetics lecture with lab, and laboratory sections in an introductory organismal biology course. The successful candidate will also have the option to teach during our January Term, an (experiential) course determined by the candidate's expertise.

Minimum Qualifications:

To Apply:

Visit and complete the online application. The documents that must be uploaded include the following:

Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until 11 March 2019. Incomplete applications will not be considered by the search committee.

Gustavus Adolphus College is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, disability, or veteran status in its education or employment programs or activities.

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last updated 17-Feb-2019