Assistant Professor of Environmental and Conservation Biology – Virginia

Hampden-Sydney College, VA
Farmville, Virginia, USA
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Faculty Appointments
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Hampden-Sydney College invites applications for a full time, tenure-track Assistant Professor Environmental and Conservation Biology. Responsibilities include a 4/3 teaching load that includes lecture and laboratory courses for introductory and upper level courses. We have an active summer research program that provides housing and support for students conducting research with faculty. In 2022, the Biology Department will move into a new $40 million state-of-the-art-science building that will include growth chambers and a vivarium complex. Our current science building includes a greenhouse and 1300 acres of woods, streams, ponds, and fields for teaching and research. Hampden-Sydney is one of four liberal arts colleges in the United States dedicated to the education of men, and our mission is to educate "good men and good citizens in an atmosphere of sound learning." As a community, we are dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women and minoritized groups. For full job ad, application instructions, and description of the local area, please visit: Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.
Competitive applicants should hold a Ph.D. in a relevant field of Biology. Candidates must be broadly trained, dedicated to undergraduate teaching and advising, and prepared to supervise student research. We are interested in all sub-disciplines including Conservation Biology, Aquatic Ecology, Microbial Ecology, Sustainability, Spatial Ecology and Geoinformatics, and Ecosystem Science and Management.
Contact Person
Dr. Rachel Goodman, Chair, Department of Biology
Contact Phone
(434) 223-6705
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