Harvey Mudd College, Department of Biology

Position ID:HMC-Department of Biology-VAP [#21171]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Claremont, California 91711, United States [map]
Subject Area: Biology / Molecular
Appl Deadline: (posted 2022/02/15, listed until 2022/08/11)
Position Description:    

The Department of Biology of Harvey Mudd College invites applications for a non-tenure track visiting faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, for the 2022-23 academic year. We seek candidates with a background in experimental molecular biology who have a significant interest in education and are dedicated to becoming an excellent undergraduate teacher. The faculty member will primarily work with other faculty to teach sections of the introductory biology laboratory (focused on molecular biology) as well as an upper-division molecular biology lab. There is also the possibility of developing and teaching an upper division elective course in the candidate’s area of expertise. If interested, candidates should note their interest and briefly address the proposed topic of the course the application.

Harvey Mudd College is a small and highly selective private undergraduate college of science, mathematics, and engineering. In their first two years, all Harvey Mudd students complete a core curriculum comprising courses in biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, mathematics, and physics, as well as the humanities, social sciences and arts. Harvey Mudd is one of the Claremont Colleges (http://www.claremont.edu), which includes four other undergraduate colleges and two graduate institutions. Claremont is about 30 miles east of downtown Los Angeles.

The candidate must have a Ph.D. conferred before they start this position. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching experience and research interests (not to exceed 2 pages each) and the names and contact information for three references to AcademicJobsOnline. The teaching statement should include the candidate’s experience with students from diverse backgrounds and/or the ability to teach those students effectively. Review of applications is on-going and will continue until the position is filled. For further information contact: Associate Professor Dan Stoebel (stoebel@g.hmc.edu).

Harvey Mudd College is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination, harassment, and disrespectful or other unprofessional conduct. (See HMC EEO/Nondiscrimination Statement at <https://www.hmc.edu/human-resources/policies-procedures-and-guidelines/equal-opportunity-and-nondiscrimination-statement/>.)

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