Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology (multiple positions)

Colgate University in New York

Deadline February 27, 2014
Date Posted January 28, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time


Colgate University is seeking two or more Visiting Assistant Professors to fill one-year positions in the Department of Biology starting August 2014. Applicants may be from any area of biology. Priority will be given to candidates who can teach physiology (including human physiology) or evolutionary biology, but opportunities may exist for individuals with teaching experience or expertise in ecology, biostatistics, or molecular biology. Successful candidates may team-teach in an introductory course (either Ecology, Evolution, and Diversity or Molecules, Cells, and Genes) and will teach elective courses in their area of expertise.  Candidates may have the opportunity to contribute to Colgate’s liberal arts core curriculum by teaching a general education course in the area of their choice. The appointees will join a biology faculty committed to innovative teaching in the liberal arts setting and involvement of students in research. Completion of PhD prior to or shortly after the date of hire is expected, and teaching experience is desirable. Please submit an application with cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references to Review of applications will begin February 27, 2014, and continue until the positions are filled.  We intend to begin interviewing candidates by early March. Colgate University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty, staff, and student body furthers the University’s academic mission.  Women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants with dual-career considerations are encouraged to apply for these positions and can also find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at