Harvey Mudd College, Department of Biology

Position ID:HMC-Department of Biology-VAP [#15738]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor (Molecular Biology)
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Claremont, California 91711, United States [map]
Subject Area: Biology / Molecular
Appl Deadline:2020/02/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/12/13, finished 2020/08/16)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

Harvey Mudd College invites applications for a one-year visiting faculty position in the Biology Department at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall 2020. We are seeking candidates with teaching and research expertise in an area of molecular or cellular biology; specific interests might include genetics, developmental biology, cell biology, microbiology, immunology, synthetic biology, or systems biology. We seek candidates who have a significant interest in education and are dedicated to becoming an excellent undergraduate teacher. Likely teaching assignments include a non-majors introductory lab course and an advanced course in molecular and cellular biology. Modest space and funds for research are potentially available.

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 a member of The Claremont Colleges (http://www.claremont.edu), a group that includes four other undergraduate colleges and two graduate institutions. Claremont is about 30 miles east of downtown Los Angeles.

A PhD. is required (applicants expecting to receive their PhD by fall 2020 are also encouraged to apply). To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 2-page statement of teaching experience, and 1-page statement of research interests to [academic jobs online link]. The cover letter should include the names and contact information for three potential recommenders. Review of applications will begin February 15, 2020. For further information contact: Eliot Bush (bush@hmc.edu), Chair of the Biology Department. Harvey Mudd College is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the recruitment of candidates historically underrepresented on college faculties.

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Harvey Mudd College
Department of Biology
301 Platt Boulevard
Claremont, CA 91711

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