TWO Faculty Positions in Biology and Chemistry

The Bates College Department of Biology invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Cell Biology. This is a one year position beginning 1 August 2017; Ph.D. is required by the start date. Teaching responsibilities will include an upper-level course in cell biology such as immunology or cancer biology; an entry-level course open to non-science majors; and electives in the applicant’s area of expertise. This position will also assist with a 200-level team-taught course in cell and molecular biology.

Review of applications begins February 24, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit electronically, via Interfolio, a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, and a combined statement on teaching and research interests. Please also arrange for the Interfolio submission of three letters of recommendation. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. APPLY NOW

The Department of Chemistry at Bates College, a private, highly selective liberal arts college in Maine, invites applications for a one-year, full-time visiting assistant professor of chemistry beginning August 1, 2017. Teaching responsibilities include one section each semester of the introductory chemistry course sequence along with two introductory laboratory sections, as well as a one-semester course of the candidate’s choice designed for non-science majors. The opportunity exists to mentor undergraduate thesis research projects, but this is not required.

Review of applications begins on March 1, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. A Ph.D. or A.B.D in chemistry and a strong commitment to teaching undergraduates in a liberal arts setting are required. Applicants should submit in PDF form the following: a cover letter that addresses what interests you about working at a small, residential, liberal arts college, a current CV, a brief statement describing your teaching philosophy, graduate school transcripts, three letters of recommendation, at least one of which discusses qualities that will support your role as a teacher. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. APPLY NOW

Bates College is committed to enhancing the diversity of the campus and the curriculum. 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.

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last updated 3-Feb-2017