The Department of Biology at Colby College is seeking an ecologist/evolutionary biologist to fill a two-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology, to begin September 1, 2022. The successful candidate will teach five courses per year, with laboratories constituting a portion of that load. The teaching responsibilities will include a 200-level field-based course and an additional course in the candidate’s area of expertise.
For more information about the Biology department, please visit: http://www.colby.edu/bio/.
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Candidates should have a Ph.D. in the biological sciences with emphasis in ecology or evolution and teaching experience is desirable. A commitment to undergraduate education is expected. We are especially interested in candidates who, through their work, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.
Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information of three referees, statement of teaching philosophy and inclusive pedagogy, and graduate transcript on Interfolio link http://apply.interfolio.com/102804. Candidates are invited to include an optional statement in their cover letter regarding how COVID-19 pandemic has affected their career trajectory. Review of applications will begin on March 15 and will continue until the position is filled.