Bryn Mawr College

Biology Assistant Professor

Department of Biology

The Department of Biology at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time, tenure- track Assistant Professor position to begin August 1, 2020 in the area of Physiology, broadly defined, with expertise at the organismal level. The successful candidate will be expected to be part of developing and teaching a diverse and inclusive curriculum. Specific teaching responsibilities include courses in animal or human physiology and in the candidate's area of expertise, as well as participation in the team-taught introductory biology sequence. Candidates who have the potential to contribute to the minor in Neuroscience or other college-wide initiatives such as the 360 Program and the Emily Balch Seminars are especially encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will also be expected to maintain an externally funded research program that involves undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds. A Ph.D. and at least one year of postdoctoral research experience are required by the start date.

To apply for this position, candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, statement of demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion, and a statement of teaching philosophy that includes a short description of potential courses to be offered by September 30, 2019 to Biology Search Committee via Interfolio at: In addition, arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the Biology Search Committee. Applications received by September 30, 2019 will receive full consideration.

Bryn Mawr College is a distinguished liberal arts college for women with a vibrant faculty of scholar-teachers, a talented staff and intellectually curious students eager to make a difference in the world. The College is committed to increasing the diversity of its students, faculty, staff, and curricular offerings with a particular focus on enhancing ethnic and racial diversity and advancing social justice and inclusion. We believe diversity strengthens our community and enriches the education of our students. We have a student body of 1,350 undergraduates (34 percent are U.S. students of color and 22 percent are international students). There are 310 graduate students in coeducational graduate programs in social work, humanities, and science. Bryn Mawr College is located in metropolitan Philadelphia and enjoys strong consortial relationships with Haverford College, Swarthmore College, and the University of Pennsylvania.

Bryn Mawr College is an equal-opportunity employer; candidates from underrepresented groups and women are especially encouraged to apply.

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Last updated: 2019-10-21