The successful candidate will teach two lecture courses and their accompanying laboratories each semester, contributing to the two-course introductory biology sequence for majors, covering topics in cellular and molecular biology, with a focus on molecular genetics in the second course. One position will have potential to teach a zoology course in the second year. Oxford’s state-of-the-art science facility, which opened in 2016, is designed to promote student-faculty collaboration, scholarship, and innovative teaching in STEM.
Required - A Ph.D. in biology or a sub-discipline, completed by May 2020
Preferred – Candidates with experience in inquiry-based teaching and student-centered learning are particularly encouraged to apply. Biology faculty use recommendations of Vision and Change and PULSE as guiding principles. Experience or advanced training in molecular biology is a plus for both positions, and background and experience in organismal biology is desirable for one position.
Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial acceptable), and three letters of recommendation via Interfolio https://facultysearch.interfolio.com/11312/positions/58449. The cover letter should address the candidate’s qualifications for the position as well as their interest in working at a liberal arts college. Evaluation of candidates will begin February, 21, 2020 , and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Sarah Fankhauser (email@example.com)).