Macalester College, Biology

Position ID:Macalester-Biology-VAP [#27270]
Position Title: Visiting Professor - Genetics/Microbiology
Position Location:Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Biology / Genetics, Microbiology
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2024/03/01)
Position Description:    

The Macalester College Department of Biology invites applications for a full-time nontenure-track visiting position to begin Fall 2024. Candidates should have expertise in genetics, with preference given to those in the microbiology field. The successful candidate will teach multiple sections of our introductory genetics course, and advanced electives in their area of expertise. Candidates are not expected to conduct research; however, lab space can be made available if desired.

ABD candidates will be considered; however, they must have their degree in hand prior to August 2024. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. Salary and benefits are competitive. This is a one-year position with the possibility of renewal for a second year, pending review of teaching.

To apply, electronically submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, a diversity statement (see below), and contact information for three individuals who can supply letters of recommendation upon request. Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be directed to Prof. Boyer (

At Macalester College, diversity, equity, and inclusion are central to our educational mission and values. We are committed to the institutional change required for visioning and realizing a more equitable and socially just college and society. Strong candidates will have a record of experience or demonstrated commitment to teaching students of multiple and diverse backgrounds with attention to structural barriers that limit access to educational opportunities. As part of the materials assembled for the application, candidates should submit a diversity statement (no longer than 2 pages) that discusses past experiences and demonstrated activities contributing to diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives in their teaching, advising, and mentorship.

Macalester College is a highly selective, private liberal arts college in the vibrant Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area, with a population of approximately three million people and home to numerous colleges and universities, including the University of Minnesota. Macalester College is located in Saint Paul on the ancestral homeland of the Dakota people who were forcibly exiled because of aggressive and persistent settler colonialism. Macalester's diverse student body comprises over 2000 undergraduates from all 50 states and the District of Columbia and 95 nations. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to academic excellence with a special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society. As an Equal Opportunity employer supportive of affirmative efforts to achieve diversity among its faculty, Macalester College strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.

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Saint Paul, MN 55105