The Department of Biology at Kalamazoo College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor beginning September 2019. Responsibilities for this position include teaching a course in human physiology and an upper-level genetics course, assisting in the introductory laboratory sequence, and developing an upper-level course in their area of expertise. For this position, a completed Ph.D. is required and post-doctoral experience is preferred. Prior teaching experience and a demonstrated interest in undergraduate teaching is desirable. We especially encourage applications from candidates whose intellectual and pedagogical approaches to the discipline will be effective in attracting and retaining historically underrepresented students. The successful applicant will demonstrate a strong commitment to working with students, faculty, and staff from diverse social, cultural, and economic backgrounds.
Review of completed applications will begin March 25, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, a statement addressing experience working with underrepresented students and pedagogical ways to create an inclusive classroom, and undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial is acceptable) in PDF format to https://www.kzoo.edu/search/biology. Please arrange to have three confidential letters of recommendation addressed to Dr. Binney Girdler, Department of Biology, sent to BiologySearch@kzoo.edu using the applicant’s name as the subject line: lastname_firstname.
Kalamazoo College encourages candidates who will contribute to the cultural diversity of the College to apply and to identify themselves if they wish. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.