Trinity College

Assistant Professor in Molecular Biology

Department of Biology

The Biology Department at Trinity College invites applications for a tenure track position as Assistant Professor in Biology to begin in fall 2021. We seek a broadly trained molecular biologist with a strong commitment to teaching a diverse student body, and research that integrates undergraduate students in a liberal arts environment. The primary teaching responsibilities for this position include biology courses at levels from introductory to advanced, including intermediate level courses with a lab component in molecular biology and an advanced course in the candidate's area of expertise. Other teaching duties include non-majors science courses or first-year seminars during alternate years.

Trinity College is a coeducational, independent, nonsectarian liberal arts college located in Connecticut’s capital city of Hartford. Our student body, in the department, and campus-wide, is diverse, coming from all socio-economic, racial, religious, and ethnic backgrounds across the U.S. and internationally. Trinity College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, staff, and student body. We encourage applicants from diverse cultures, backgrounds, and ethnicities reflective of our student body. Trinity offers a competitive start up package, funds for annual conference attendance and a regular sabbatical leave schedule in support of scholarship. Competitive salary and benefits, plus a start-up expense fund. The teaching load is four courses per year for the first two years and five courses per year thereafter, with a one-semester leave every four years.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in biology or a relevant field; postdoctoral experience is preferred. The successful candidate is expected to establish a productive research program involving undergraduates. The Department is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and service, will contribute to the diversity of the academic community. Candidates with a demonstrated ability to incorporate diverse perspectives into teaching and mentorship are preferred.

Interested persons should submit an application in electronic form and include: letter of application, detailed CV, statement of teaching and mentoring in which issues of diversity and inclusion are addressed, statement of research, graduate and undergraduate transcripts (combined as one document), as well as names and contact information for three references. The deadline to apply is December 15, 2020 and review of applications will continue until the position is filled. For additional information, please contact Professor Lisa-Anne Foster lisaanne.foster@trincoll.edu Please submit your application via the Trinity College Human Resources web page: trincoll.peopleadmin.com/postings/2175

Trinity College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. Trinity is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities should request, in advance, any needed accommodation in order to participate in the application process.

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Last updated: 2020-10-16