Colgate University, Department of Biology

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Position ID:Colgate-Bio-MBVAP [#24310]
Position Title: Molecular Biology
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Hamilton, New York 13346, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Biology / Molecular
Appl Deadline:2023/03/03 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/02/09, finished 2023/04/18, listed until 2023/08/09)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of Biology at Colgate University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor beginning in fall semester 2023 to fill a one-year position. The successful candidate will join a biology faculty committed to innovative teaching in the liberal arts setting and involvement of students in research. They will teach in the lecture and laboratory components of a team-taught foundations course called Molecules, Cells, and Genes, and elective courses in their area of expertise. The successful candidate may also participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum, by teaching a general education course in the area of their choice.

Completion of PhD is required prior to or shortly after the date of hire, and teaching experience is desirable. An application with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a list of names of individuals who would be prepared to submit reference letters at a later date can be submitted through Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter or teaching statement how their teaching might support the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Review of applications will begin March 3, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.

Colgate is a vibrant liberal arts university of approximately 3,200 undergraduate students situated in central New York state. Faculty in the Colgate Biology Department are committed to excellence in both teaching and research involving undergraduate students. Further information about the Biology Department can be found here.

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
email address
Dr. Geoff Holm
Colgate University
Department of Biology
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton, NY 13346