The Division of Integrated Sciences at Wilson College seeks a broadly trained biologist specializing in Ecology and Conservation Biology to fill a two-year visiting assistant professor position. The position is a full-time appointment with a 4/3 teaching load.
Teaching responsibilities include Ecology, Conservation Biology, Animal Behavior, Evolution, and participation in Introductory Biology courses. Collaborative supervision of undergraduate research projects, including assistance with biostatistics instruction, is expected. Situated within the Susquehanna River valley and Chesapeake Bay watershed, with easy access to many local state forests, Wilson’s 300-acre campus includes a USDA-certified organic farm, greenhouses, a segment of the Conococheague creek, and various forested ecosystems.
Wilson College is an independent, private institution offering rigorous liberal arts and career preparation degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Wilson is distinguished by close faculty-student interaction in a small, yet diverse academic community, guided by an honor principle and a tradition of excellence. It is the policy of Wilson College to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital/familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, having a GED rather than a diploma, or any other protected characteristic applicable under law.
The successful candidate will have earned a doctoral degree, with teaching and research experience, and have strong interpersonal skills.
The position begins August 2021; review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled, with preference given to applications received by June 25.
Please submit cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies accepted), and contact information for three professional references.